Prosopagnosia, or face blindness, is a disorder of face perception in which the ability to recognize faces is impaired, while the ability to recognize other objects may be relatively intact. In extreme cases the ability to recognize a face as a face is impaired.

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Barry Wainwright on being unable to recognise faces
The Guardian interviews a man who can’t recognize himself, his wife or his seven children.
Face Blind
Bill Choisser describes life with face blindness, and in particular the effect on sexuality and socializing.
Face Blind Discussion Group
Welcoming face blind people, family members, friends, researchers, counselors, faculty, and students.
Face Research at Macquarie University
The Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science is interested in how people perceive and recognize faces and facial expressions, so has been studying people with prosopagnosia and epilepsy.
No Face Like Home
Lie, deny, sigh, these have been my social coping skills. Trying to figure out a better way to go through life as a prosopagnosic, aka, faceblind person.
Prosopagnosia
The condition of face blindness, from the perspective of a person who acquired it from a childhood injury.
Prosopagnosia on The Hour
The Hour on YouTube discusses prosopagnosia.
Wikipedia
The free encyclopaedia distinguishes between apperceptive prosopagnosia, associative prosopagnosia, and developmental prosopagnosia.
Face blindness: Seeing but not seeing
The BBC reports on two people with prosopagnosia. (October 06, 2013)
Face blindness not just skin deep
CNN asks readers to “Imagine an entire day of seeing faces—friends, co-workers, even family—but not being able to retain those images in your mind”. (February 02, 2007)
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