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. Blood-Drenched Beard contains many beautiful passages describing its coastal setting; though such description makes scenes "easy to visualize" (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), it also means the book "slows down too much" (New York Times) in places.
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."
The TV host, 52, who has landed a weekend interview series for BBC1, explained: "I was getting really forgetful - face blindness. And all that sweating was just grim, makeup pouring off all the time." But asked if the drugs have boosted her sex life Fern, who is married to This Morning chef Phil Vickery, laughed: "Libido?
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.
Researchers claimed to have found a genetic basis for prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness. Ophthalmologists at the University of Minnesota said that Viagra, which this year was certified kosher for Passover, might cause some men to become blind.
I wear specs for long sightedness but don't suffer from prosopagnosia (or face blindness, the latest malady du jour).
In Kung Paano Siya Nawala' a woman falls in love with a man diagnosed with face blindness. You don't need to have face blindness to know what it's like to be scared to be in over your head in lovehellip the rest are things that are necessary to go through before we're ready to be in a real relationship.
This is JM de Guzman's struggle as he has face blindness in 'Kung Paano Siya Nawala,' whose teaser trailer was released on Tuesday.
For some, face blindness can have a significant effect on their everyday functioning.
Actor Brad Pitt suffers from face blindness RAD Pitt is said to suffer from prosopagnosia or face blindness.
The hour-long lecture will cover an overview of "the way in which the human visual system achieves the complex task of face recognition," Mr Logan told OT, adding that prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness, will be given specific attention.
What he might have is called prosopagnosia or more commonly known as face blindness. It is the inability of people to recognise faces or expressions, and be experienced in a wide range of degrees.