Face recognition and postero-inferior hemispheric lesions

@article{Clarke1997FaceRA,
  title={Face recognition and postero-inferior hemispheric lesions},
  author={Stephanie Clarke and A. Lindemann and Philippe Maeder and F. -X. Borruat and Gil Assal},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1997},
  volume={35},
  pages={1555-1563}
}
Two patients with severe and lasting prosopagnosia were studied for visuo-cognitive functions and anatomo-clinical correlations. Both patients were deficient in recognizing familiar faces and items of previously well known categories (plants and fish for patient 1, mountains for patient 2). Patient 2, but not patient 1, was also deficient for matching of unknown faces. Patient 1, but not patient 2, was achromatopsic. Both patients had bilateral symmetrical lesions. Patient 1 had a lesion of the… CONTINUE READING
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