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...also called face blindness, is a disorder of face perception where the ability to recognize faces is impaired, while other aspects of visual processing (e.g., object discrimination) and intellectual functioning (e.g., decision making) remain intact. The term originally referred to a condition following acute brain damage (acquired prosopagnosia), but a congenital or developmental form of the disorder also exists, which may affect up to 2.5% of the population.
You have failed to recognize a close friend or family member, especially when you weren’t expecting to see them.
When you meet someone new, you try to remember their hairstyle or a distinctive feature rather than their face.
You have trouble following films or television shows that have more than a few distinctive characters.
You have failed to recognize yourself in the mirror and/or have difficulty identifying yourself in photographs.
When someone casually waves or says hello in the street, you more often than not don’t know who they are.
When someone gets a haircut, you may not recognize them when you see them again.
You have difficulty recognizing neighbors, friends, coworkers, clients, schoolmates (etc.) out of context.
reply to post by rickymouse
Then yours originally came through head trauma. I'm glad you were able to recover from it. Thanks for the input.