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Capgras Delusion

Ripoff Knives and Body Doubles: How Your Brain Recognizes Fakes and Impostors

Ben Thomas | Posted 03.13.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

Your brain's recognition system is neither simple nor always predictable. Have you ever felt sure you'd seen your friend's face in a crowd only to realize that you'd just creeped out a stranger by staring too long?

Ever Thought Your Loved One Was An Impostor? Understanding Capgras Syndrome

Carol W. Berman, M.D. | Posted 09.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol W. Berman, M.D.

Did you ever look at your husband or wife and feel that person is an impostor? Janet, a 24-year-old graduate student, came home from a stressful day at school and found a man she thought was a stranger in her bed.

Jury: Cornell Student Guilty Of Murdering Wife

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

ITHACA, N.Y. — A Cornell University doctoral student from New Zealand who says a mental disorder made him think his wife had been replaced by an...