Please watch the videos:
- Helping the Faceblind See (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – Prosopagnosia (also known as face blindness) is a condition that refers to the inability to recognize a face that you’ve seen before and should be able to recall. Those affected can read emotions in a face, but identifying the person is next to impossible without certain cues.
- Why Every Face is Unfamiliar (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.– Tara Fall speaks about her experiences with prosopagnosia
Discussion Directions: Please watch the videos listed above. Describe the neurological processes which take place with prosopagnosia. What happens in the brain of an individual with this disorder? How are blindsight and Anton’s syndrome alike or opposites of one another?
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