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Cortically blind man navigates obstacles

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7794766.stm

A blind man navigates an obstacle course flawlessly. Researchers filmed him walking through a maze of boxes and chairs and found he was able to avoid objects unconsciously.

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  1. capt amerika
    August 23, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    this is a great example of non-qualia based recognition – this patient has NO visual qualia but clearly has the ability to use the visual sensory inputs to navigate through obstacles – we call this Libet level input/output

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