apperceptive mindblindness
   The German expression apperceptive Seelenbind-heit was coined in or shortly before 1890 by the German neurologist Heinrich Lissauer (18611891) to denote the inability to integrate various elements of visual perception into a single coherent whole or percept. Lissauer contrasted the notion of apperceptive mindblindness with " associative mindblindness, which he envisaged as the inability to integrate a visual percept with information from the other sensory modalities, a condition which he believed led to a failure of prelinguistic object representation. Both conditions are classified as variants of "mindblindness or visual agnosia.
   References
   Lissauer, H. (1890). Ein Fall von Seelenblindheit. Archiv für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten, 21, 222-270.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • associative mindblindness —    A term that was coined in or shortly before 1890 by the German neurologist Heinrich Lissauer (1861 1891) to denote the inability to integrate a visual percept with information from the other sensory modalities, entailing a failure of prelin… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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