Prosopagnosia: a face-specific disorder.

@article{McNeil1993ProsopagnosiaAF,
  title={Prosopagnosia: a face-specific disorder.},
  author={Jane McNeil and Elizabeth K. Warrington},
  journal={The Quarterly journal of experimental psychology. A, Human experimental psychology},
  year={1993},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={1-10}
}
A follow-up study of a patient, WJ with a very severe prosopagnosia is reported. After a stroke he became a farmer and acquired a flock of sheep. He learn to recognize and name many of his sheep, and his performance on tests of recognition memory and paired-associate learning for sheep was significantly better than on comparable tests using human face stimuli. It is concluded that in some instances prosopagnosia can be a face-specific disorder. 

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