RIDDOCH'S PHENOMENON By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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 SCOTOMA VENTRAL STREAM BALINT'S SYNDROME PARIETAL LOBE STRIATE CORTEX BLINDSIGHT BLINDSIGHT OCCIPITAL CORTEX VISUAL CORTEX CUNEUS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RIDDOCH'S PHENOMENON," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/riddochs-phenomenon/ (accessed October 23, 2020).