Impaired face and body perception in developmental prosopagnosia.

  title={Impaired face and body perception in developmental prosopagnosia.},
  author={Ruthger Righart and Beatrice de Gelder},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={104 43},
Prosopagnosia is a deficit in face recognition in the presence of relatively normal object recognition. Together with older lesion studies, recent brain-imaging results provide evidence for the closely related representations of faces and objects and, more recently, for brain areas sensitive to faces and bodies. This evidence raises the issue of whether developmental prosopagnosics may also have an impairment in encoding bodies. We investigated the first stages of face, body, and object… CONTINUE READING

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