face blindness


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face blindness


face blind, face′-blind′ (fās′blīnd′) adj.
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Actor Brad Pitt suffers from face blindness RAD Pitt is said to suffer from prosopagnosia or face blindness.
According to researchers at Stanford University, 'prosopagnosia', or face blindness is an impairment in the recognition of faces that affects 1 in every 50 people.
Although he rents an apartment and starts forming personal ties and relationships, he has trouble fitting in because of his face blindness, a rare neurological condition.
Bob Cockshott, 58, has face blindness, or prosopagnosia.
12 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the study illustrates for the first time how individuals with prosopagnosia, or face blindness, are still able to recognize other people's movements.
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.
Experts haven't yet figured out exactly what goes wrong in the brains of people with face blindness.
Another group includes those with an affliction called face blindness, or prosopagnosia.
Both our opportunistic and structured systems have failed these patients, many of whom face blindness.
The pair hookup ("wow, that was so fast") and then Lindsay learns that he suffers from the same problem Brad Pitt has 6 face blindness.
Their findings will change the future of neural visual perception research and allow scientists to use this discovery to develop targeted remedies for disorders such as face blindness.
Prosopagnosia - also known as face blindness - is believed to affect one in 50 people, but there could be many more who are undiagnosed.