Capgras

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Cap·gras

(kăh'grah),
Jean Marie Joseph, French psychiatrist, 1873-1950. See: Capgras phenomenon, Capgras syndrome.
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Joseph Capgras (1873-1950) was a Paris psychiatrist, working mainly in Maison Blanche and later in the Sainte-Anne-hospital (Luaute).
What is wrong with a person suffering from Capgras is that he perfectly recognizes his loved ones, but has no longer the familiar response of warmth and sympathy to match their face--an explanation that is indeed reminiscent of what Joseph Capgras suggested in the first place, but which could now be tested experimentally.