face blindness


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face blindness


face blind, face′-blind′ (fās′blīnd′) adj.
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Duchaine, who has studied face blindness for 15 years, says he and his colleagues would hear people say, "I'm not face blind, I'm the opposite.
Studies of those with face blindness show that people who have difficulty recognizing faces tend to focus on individual parts.
It is not known if Brad truly suffers from face blindness, but failure to recognise faces is one of the symptoms of the condition.
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.
It may be that you have a mild form of prosopagnosia, or face blindness.
THE campaign to get free eye treatment for hundreds of patients who face blindness today turned from a protest into a celebration.
But it's a daily occurrence for Monica because a rare condition known as face blindness - or to give it its full name, prosopagnosia - means she can't remember faces.
Nothing bad happened with the kids, but I've since met women with face blindness who picked up the wrong children from school or nursery.
What you need to know about face blindness Last year, Dragons' Den star Duncan Bannatyne told 350,000 of his Twitter followers that he suffered from prosopagnosia or face blindness.
Called prosopagnosia, face blindness takes two forms: acquired and inherited.
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Scientists, for the first time, have been able to offer a biological explanation for congenital prosopagnosia, sometimes known as face blindness, by mapping the disruption in neural circuitry of people suffering from this intriguing disorder.