Covert recognition in acquired and developmental prosopagnosia.

  title={Covert recognition in acquired and developmental prosopagnosia.},
  author={Jason J. S. Barton and Mariya V. Cherkasova and Michael O'connor},
  volume={57 7},
BACKGROUND Some patients with prosopagnosia have covert recognition, meaning that they retain some familiarity or knowledge of facial identity of which they are not aware. OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that prosopagnosic patients with right occipitotemporal lesions and impaired face perception lack covert processing, whereas patients with associative prosopagnosia and bilateral anterior temporal lesions possess it. METHODS Eight patients with prosopagnosia were tested with a battery of… CONTINUE READING

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