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What It's Like To Have Face Blindness

Roz Warren | Posted 07.18.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

'm sure this has happened to you. You run into someone you know, but she isn't where you'd expect to see her. Your yoga instructor... at the dry cleaners. A member of your book club... at the local Starbucks. Your mental wheels start to spin. 'I know her,' you're thinking. 'But... who the hell is she?'

North By Northwest

Francis Levy | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Can the scene where Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant) and Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) descend Mount Rushmore in North by Northwest, which was recently r...

The Surprising Thing Brad Pitt And I Have In Common

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

That afternoon, I was incentivized to do a little bit of research on facial blindness. Just how bad was my case, anyway?

Trust Me, Brad Pitt and I Are Not Self-Absorbed

Valerie Alexander | Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

The worst part of face blindness is not realizing there's anything wrong with you. I had no idea that I had a neurological condition until I was well into my 30s, so prior to that I just thought I must be the most self-absorbed person on the planet.

Prosopagnosia: What It's Like To Be Face Blind

Mary K. Moore | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary K. Moore

It's not like forgetting a name, where you can apologize and ask again. In some cases, I can't recall people I've known for months or years. Basically, if someone is out of place or I don't see them on a usual basis, I am often stumped.

Face Blindness, Mysterious And Socially Crippling, Spotlighted By "60 Minutes" Report

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Science

What's it like not to recognize your best friend's face? How about your mother's--or your child's? What sounds unimaginable to most people is a daily ...

The 6 Weirdest Mental Problems | David Moye | Posted 10.18.2011 | Weird News

There is nothing we take for granted as much as sanity. No matter what "crazy" unexpected thing might happen at the office tomorrow, you still know...

Christian Belief Through the Lens of Cognitive Science: Part 2 of 6

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

If dogs had a god, God would be a dog; if horses had a god, God would be a horse. Not all human gods or magical beings have human bodies, but they do, however, have human psyches -- minds with quirks and limitations that are peculiar to our species.