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Blindsight: The Blind Man Who Can See..

Blindsight is rare and strange condition. People suffering from blindsight respond to visual stimuli without consciously perceiving them.  V. S. Ramachandran has an interesting theory about this:

Interesting links:

Short clip from Beatrice de Gelder’s famous Blindsight study
Blind, Yet Seeing: The Brain’s Subconscious Visual Sense – article
Seeing What You Don’t See
Mystery of “Blindsight” Lets Some Blind People “See,” Study Shows – National Geographic
Blindsight and Consciousness
Blindsight in monkeys
Blindsight revisited (pdf)

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