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Blindsight

  • By: Aaron Schurger & Alan Cowey
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Blindsight, as the name implies, is a paradox—a sort of seeing without “seeing.” Ever since the term was first coined in the early 1970s it has raised profound and intriguing questions about what it means to “see,” and what it means ...