Selected Works of Glyn Humphreys
Series: World Library of Psychologists
In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts themselves present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. Glyn Humphreys has an...
To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Psychology Press
The case study of John has provided a unique insight into the nature of visual agnosia and more broadly into the underlying processes which support human vision. After suffering a stroke, John had problems in recognizing common objects, faces, seeing colours, reading and finding his way around his...
To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Psychology Press
Birmingham Object Recognition Battery
BORB provides a set of standardised procedures for assessing neuropsychological disorders of visual object recognition, based on tests developed in the cognitive neuropsychological literature. The tests are introduced in terms of cognitive neuropsychological analyses of object recognition, and...
To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Psychology Press
To see but not to see, 2nd Edition
Visual agnosia is a rare but fascinating disorder of visual object recognition that can occur after a brain lesion. This book documents the case of John, who worked intensively with the authors for 26 years after acquiring visual agnosia following a stroke. It revisits John’s case over twenty years...
Published October 29th 2013 by Psychology Press
Advances from Cognitive Neuroscience
Over the past forty years much work has assessed how attention modulates perception, but relatively little work has evaluated the role of attention in action. This is despite the fact that recent research indicates that the relation between attention and action is a crucial factor in human...
Published May 7th 2013 by Psychology Press
Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
Some of the most fascinating deficits in neuropsychology concern the failure to recognise common objects from one semantic category, such as living things, when there is no such difficulty with objects from another, such as non-living things. Over the past twenty years, numerous cases of these '...
Published December 7th 2012 by Psychology Press
Following different kinds of brain damage, including stroke, head injury, carbon monoxide poisoning, and degenerative change, people can experience a range of cognitive problems, in addition to any difficulties in motor function. These problems strongly influence a patient’s ability to recover, but...
Published May 8th 2012 by Psychology Press