Category Archives: Other neurological conditions

Some people have absolutely no sense of direction: Topographical agnosia

There are people who have absolutely no sense of direction. Their disorientation can be so comprehensive that they may not be able to navigate around their own home and can get utterly lost in their own street. This neurologically based … Continue reading

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Blindsight: The seeing blind

Even though your eyes are neccessary for you to see, they are not sufficient. For conscious vision, you also need the visual areas at the back of your brain. People with damaged visual cortex are cortically blind, even though their … Continue reading

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