Von Dr. Hans Hoff, Abteilungsassistent der Klinik. Paper. Price, 7.80 marks. Pp. 96, with 7 illustrations. Berlin: S. Karger, 1930.
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This short brochure, which is number 54 of the Abhandlung aus der Neurologie, Psychiatrie, Psychologie und ihren Grenzgebieten, deals with clinical, experimental and deductive evidence of the influence of adjacent centers on the visual cortical region. There are ten chapters which vary from the influence of sleep on vision and vice versa to a consideration of the genesis of optical hallucinations. Seventeen cases are used to illustrate various points and, most remarkable to state, not once is there a dream analysis based on sex stuff. The deductions from the experimental work seem somewhat exaggerated to the clinician, for the analysis of subjective canine functions depends for the greatest extent on the analyzer and not the canine. Again, some of the analyses of the so-called visual field scotomas lead an ophthalmologist to believe that the author would be a help in developing the account of a piscatorial excursion into the northern
Die zentrale Abstimmung der Sehsphäre.. JAMA. 1930;95(17):1287-1288. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720170069038