The study summarizes 10 years of research on cognitive impairments in schizophrenia. In the visual system expressed impairments to the magnocellular pathway can be observed that are related to Gestalt organization, to the processing of complex visual stimuli, to perceptual distortions and supposedly to mentalization. Disorders in lateral connectivity and the M-pathway deficit may provide a neurocognitive marker for schizophrenia.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.