Riddoch’s Phenomenon

Riddoch’s Phenomenon

Riddoch’s phenomenon is the dissociation of the perception of static and kinetic visual stimuli (statokinetic dissociation). This phenomenon does not have particular localization value, since it may occur with both occipital and anterior visual pathway lesions.



Zeki S, Ffytche DH. The Riddoch syndrome: insights into the neurobiology of conscious vision. Brain 1998; 121: 25-45


Cross References

Akinetopsia; Visual agnosia