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Specificity of impaired facial identity recognition in children with suspected developmental prosopagnosia

Wilson, C.Ellie; Palermo, Romina; Schmalzl, Laura; Brock, Jon

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Adults experiencing face recognition difficulties in the absence of known brain injury are described as cases of developmental prosopagnosia (DP), under the assumption that specific face recognition impairments have always been present. However, only five childhood cases of DP have been reported, and the majority had additional socio-communicative impairments consistent with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We tested face recognition skills of six 4- to 8-year-old children, who were suspected...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/23447
Source: Cognitive Neuropsychology
DOI: 10.1080/02643294.2010.490207

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