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Monday, February 28, 2011

Are you face blind? Test and a video tell the story

A small fraction of the population is face blind - known as prosopagnosia . They cannot recognize faces — sometimes even the faces of their parents, spouses, and children. It can be congenital or happen as the result of an injury. Recently well known neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks made the surprising disclosure that he has prosopagnosia. Hey, so do I. Watch this CBC video segment from The Hour and find out more.  Get more info and take the test yourself here.

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