RIDDOCH'S PHENOMENON By N., Sam M.S. - 21 Ability to appreciate a small, moving object in an area of the visual field blind to static objects; especially associated with occipital lobe lesions. See also: cerebral amblyopia. RIDDOCH'S PHENOMENON: "Riddoch's Phenomenon was first described in 1917 by George Riddoch." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX COLOR BLINDNESS VISUAL DEFECTS APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SPECIFIC ENERGIES CHILD PSYCHIATRY Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams LASHLEY, KARL SPENCER (1890- 1958) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RIDDOCH'S PHENOMENON," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/riddochs-phenomenon/ (accessed February 4, 2023).