Perceptual Functions in Prosopagnosia

  title={Perceptual Functions in Prosopagnosia},
  author={Jason J.S. Barton and Mariya V. Cherkasova and Daniel Z. Press and James Intriligator and Margaret O'Connor},
  pages={939 - 956}
Some patients with prosopagnosia may have an apperceptive basis to their recognition defect. Perceptual abnormalities have been reported in single cases or small series, but the causal link of such deficits to prosopagnosia is unclear. Our goal was to identify candidate perceptual processes that might contribute to prosopagnosia, by subjecting several prosopagnosic patients to a battery of functions that may be necessary for accurate facial perception. We tested seven prosopagnosic patients… 

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