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Face Blindness

Our ability to recognise other people’s faces is often taken for granted, with some of us bette...

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15.37 4 Sep 2020


Face Blindness


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15.37 4 Sep 2020


Our ability to recognise other people’s faces is often taken for granted, with some of us better able than others.

But what if you have no ability to recall faces at all.

This is called face blindness or prosopagnosia, to give it its medical term.

Could face blindness have consequences socially and even for people’s occupations? 

Brad Duchaine - Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth University


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