Are patients with social developmental disorders prosopagnosic? Perceptual heterogeneity in the Asperger and socio-emotional processing disorders.

@article{Barton2004ArePW,
  title={Are patients with social developmental disorders prosopagnosic? Perceptual heterogeneity in the Asperger and socio-emotional processing disorders.},
  author={Jason J. S. Barton and Mariya V. Cherkasova and Rebecca L Hefter and Terry A Cox and M P O'connor and Dara S. Manoach},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={127 Pt 8},
  pages={1706-16}
}
It has been hypothesized that social developmental disorders (SDD) like autism, Asperger's disorder and the social-emotional processing disorder may be associated with prosopagnosic-like deficits in face recognition. We studied the ability to recognize famous faces in 24 adults with a variety of SDD diagnoses. We also measured their ability to discriminate changes in internal facial configuration, a perceptual function that is important in face recognition, and their imagery for famous faces… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 44 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 64 references

Syndrome of nonverbal learning disabilities: the final common pathway of white-matter disease/dysfunction

  • B. Rourke
  • Clin Neuropsychol 1987;
  • 1987
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Recognition Memory Test

  • Warrington E. Warrington
  • Los Angeles: Western Psychological Services;
  • 1984
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…