Prosopagnosia, more commonly known as face blindness, is a neurological disorder that affects an individual’s ability to recognise familiar faces – acquaintances, friends, colleagues, well known people, and even close family members. It can be present from birth or the result of a brain injury later in life.
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Just published, a novel that looks at life through the eyes of Jasper, a 13 year old boy with face blindness (prosopagnosia) and synaesthesia, as he struggles to make sense of events unfolding around him.
Try our Quiz and find out if it is a strong possibility. Remember if you think you are face blind, don’t worry you are not alone! It is estimated that approximately 2-3% of the population are face blind. A more robust, research based questionnaire is now being trialled as a diagnostic tool with Medical Research Council (MRC) funding.
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