VISUOSPATIAL AGNOSIA

a disorder of spatial orientation, that might be challenged or examined by assessing the person's ability to identify items or other stimulants residing in various portions of their visual field. individuals can report items within their visual fields, but not the spatial correlations of the items to each other.

VISUOSPATIAL AGNOSIA: "After suffering a lesion in her right eye, Mary was unable to recognize family members by sight and was diagnosed with visuospatial agnosia. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VISUOSPATIAL AGNOSIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/visuospatial-agnosia/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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