Prosopagnosia: a World Without Facial Recognition - Video

Prosopagnosia: a World Without Facial Recognition - Video

Dr Brad Duchaine

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Imagine not recognising your mother when she walks past you – not because you can’t see her, but because you can’t distinguish her face from the thousands that you come across every day. This lecture is a glimpse into the fascinating world of prosopagnosia, or ‘face blindness’, and the challenges it poses to people living with the condition – and those close to them. While brain damage is known to cause prosopagnosia, recent discoveries show that...
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Imagine not recognising your mother when she walks past you – not because you can’t see her, but because you can’t distinguish her face from the thousands that you come across every day. This lecture is a glimpse into the fascinating world of prosopagnosia, or ‘face blindness’, and the challenges it poses to people living with the condition – and those close to them. While brain damage is known to cause prosopagnosia, recent discoveries show that...
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