blindsight

blindsight
noun Medicine a condition in which the sufferer responds to visual stimuli without consciously perceiving them.

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  • Blindsight — steht für: Blindsight (Film), einen Dokumentarfilm aus dem Jahre 2006 Rindenblindheit Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blindsight — This article is about the neurological phenomenon. For other uses, see Blindsight (disambiguation). Blindsight is a phenomenon in which people who are perceptually blind in a certain area of their visual field demonstrate some response to visual… …   Wikipedia

  • blindsight —    A term introduced in 1974 by the British neu ropsychologists Lawrence Weiskrantz (b. 1926) et al. to denote residual vision in cases of cortical blindness, especially when there is a corresponding lack of awareness of the visual capacity on… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • blindsight — noun The responsivity shown by some blind or partially blind people to visual stimuli of which they are not consciously aware. On more pointed testing Sanders and I, along with the National Hospital psychologist Elizabeth K. Warrington,… …   Wiktionary

  • Blindsight (disambiguation) — Blindsight may mean: * Blindsight, a neurological phenomenon. * Blindsight (novel), the 1992 novel written by Robin Cook (novelist). * Blindsight (2006 film), the 2006 Documentary film directed by Lucy Walker. * Blindsight (science fiction novel) …   Wikipedia

  • Blindsight (2006 film) — Infobox Film | name = Blindsight caption = director = Lucy Walker producer = Sybil Robson Orr, Robson Entertainment, London W1, England; Steven Haft (executive producer), New York, USA starring = Erik Weihenmayer, Sabriye Tenberken, Kyila, Tashi… …   Wikipedia

  • Blindsight (science fiction novel) — Infobox Book | name = Blindsight title orig = translator = image caption = author = Peter Watts cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Science fiction novel publisher = Tor Books release date = 3 October 2006… …   Wikipedia

  • Blindsight (Film) — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Blindsight Produktionsland USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blindsight (novel) — infobox Book | name = Blindsight title orig = translator = image caption = author = Robin Cook illustrator = cover artist = Red Saunders country = United States language = English series = genre = Thriller, Novel publisher = G. P. Putnam s Sons… …   Wikipedia

  • blindsight — /bluynd suyt /, n. the ability of a blind person to sense accurately a light source or other visual stimulus even though unable to see it consciously. [BLIND + SIGHT] * * * …   Universalium

  • blindsight — The phenomenon in which a patient has no conscious visual experience in some direction, yet functions much better than a blind person could in various tasks involving the spatial location of objects in that region. Philosophically, the syndrome… …   Philosophy dictionary

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