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query on neurological condition

John Corradi corradj at rockvax.rockefeller.edu
Wed Jul 12 13:55:21 EST 1995

In article <3tuhh9$62u at globe.indirect.com>, dekorse at indirect.com (James
DeKorse) wrote:

> 	I read a story a while ago about individuals who could not identify
> faces and others who could not recognize man made objects and such.
> 	Does anyone know the name of this condition r any references on it.

I don't recall the name of the condition, but you'll find similar stories
in the books of Oliver Sacks (e.g. "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a
Hat").  I'm sure Sacks provides some references as well as interesting and
well written accounts of such syndromes.  Hope this helps.

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