face blindness


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face blindness


face blind, face′-blind′ (fās′blīnd′) adj.
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Tracing three generations of flawed males, Galera ponders our connections to the past and our detachment from reality, seen in the protagonists face blindness.
Others --about 2 percent of the general population--are born with face blindness.
Carnegie Mellon is one of the very few places that can both test for face blindness and perform the brain imaging in our state-of-the-art imaging center," said Behrmann, professor of psychology within CMU's Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Prosopagnosia - also known as face blindness - is believed to affect one in 50 people, but there could be many more who are undiagnosed.
The TV host, 52, who has landed a weekend interview series for BBC1, explained: "I was getting really forgetful - face blindness.
Many new topics are included, such as women's early contributions to psychology, deep-brain stimulation, mirror neurons, face blindness, college drinking, sleep apnea, Alzheimer's disease, emotions and creativity, gifted children, transsexualism, retirement, social phobias, spirituality and coping, and social neuroscience.
THE campaign to get free eye treatment for hundreds of patients who face blindness today turned from a protest into a celebration.
I wear specs for long sightedness but don't suffer from prosopagnosia (or face blindness, the latest malady du jour).
Imagine how this uncertainty feels to those of us with Parkinson's, and to those rendered partially paralyzed with a spinal-cord injury, or those with diabetes who face blindness and amputation.
What he might have is called prosopagnosia or more commonly known as face blindness.
They both have a rare condition called face blindness which makes them unable to identify people despite knowing them for years.
Then there is Sacks himself, who brings his clinical studies to a deeply personal level by relating the story of his own lifelong face blindness and recent eye cancer.