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Face Blindness

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?'

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 ...

Face Blindess: Why Some People Don't Always Recognize You (VIDEO)

YouTube | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In 1985, Columbia Professor and acclaimed neurologist Oliver Sacks, M.D., wrote "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat." In the book, Dr. Sacks recou...