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Prosopagnosia: a double dissociation between the recognition of familiar and unfamiliar faces.
  1. D R Malone,
  2. H H Morris,
  3. M C Kay,
  4. H S Levin

    Abstract

    Two cases of a dissociation between prosopagnosia and impaired capacity to match familiar faces were studied. Recognition of familiar faces recovered in the first patient, whereas prosopagnosia persisted in the second patient despite recovery of matching unfamiliar faces and other visuoperceptive skills. This double dissociation is discussed in relation to current views of prosopagnosia.

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