Do I know you? A case study of prosopagnosia (face blindness).

@article{Diaz2008DoIK,
  title={Do I know you? A case study of prosopagnosia (face blindness).},
  author={Anne L Diaz},
  journal={The Journal of school nursing : the official publication of the National Association of School Nurses},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={284-9}
}
Prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness, can be a congenital disorder or the result of a traumatic brain injury or developmental problems. This disorder interferes with a person's ability to recall faces and thus recognize individuals, even ones with whom he or she is intimate or familiar. Strangers cannot be distinguished from friends, which creates safety issues for the prosopagnosics. Furthermore, social interactions can be painful and ostracism is common as persons previously met cannot… CONTINUE READING

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