Week 5 Discussion- Blindsight: Comparing an Experimental Report and a Review ArticleBlindsight: Comparing an Experimental Report and a Review Article
For this discussion read the two articles referenced below — one is a research report and one is a review article –and answer the following questions.
How do the structures or sections of the articles differ?
What aspects of the articles make them each a valuable source of information?
If you were going to write a paper on blindsight, which one makes sense to read first and why?
What are the major conclusions of each article? How do the conclusions differ in character?
Who were the audiences that each article was addressing?
If you wanted to conduct your own research on blindsight, which article would be most helpful and why?
Schmid et al. (2010). Blindsight depends on the lateral geniculate nucleus. Nature, 466(7304), 373–377. doi:10.1038/nature09179
Overgaard, M.(2012). Blindsight: recent historical controversies on the blindness of blindsight. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 3, 607-614