- 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 illustrates the complexities of mental processes that may occur somewhere below the conscious threshold.
Philosophy dictionary. Academic. 2011.
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