University of Edinburgh
 

An Introduction to Cerebral Visual Impairment
Professor Gordon Dutton

Part 5 - Summary of the parts of the brain and how they affect vision, What is CVI?

Slide text:

Measure, know and match each element of the Spectrum of Expression ...
Occipital
Acuity
Colour
Contrast
Field
Middle temporal
Speed of movement
Dorsal stream
Number of items seen
Guidance of movement
Ventral stream
Recognition
Navigation

So what is CVI?
We create what we ‘see’, as a mind ‘image'
We recognise by matching with memory
We guide our movement through the ‘visual’ construct that coincides with our surroundings

From a Medical/Scientific perspective ... a disorder in which
What we ‘see’, as a mind 'image' ...
What we recognise by matching with memory ...
How we guide our movement through the ‘visual’ construct that coincides with our surroundings ...
Are deficient (in any degree, and in any combination, due to a disorder of the brain).
NB: This is a philosophical not a resource based definition!

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