Prosopagnosia

Bate, S., & Bennetts R. (2014). The Rehabilitation of Face Recognition Impairments: A Critical Review and Future Direction. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8(1)
DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00491

The article I chose was on prosopagnosia, the inability to recognize faces. I found it interesting as it focused not so much on the characteristics of the condition but on ways to rehabilitate those who have it. It mentions the studies that have been conducted, which has not been many and the factors that should be considered while further investigating remedies.

While searching for an article, I came across this short clip of a woman with prosopagnosia. She is unable to recognize a picture with just her mother’s face but when she is shown the full picture she recognizes the shirt her mother is wearing. Only then is she able to make the connection which seems to be the same for many with this condition. They are able to connect objects such as a bracelet or a shirt to a person they know

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