8Martha Farah - both). Farah’s hypothesis: Two...

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Martha Farah Visual agnosia : Impairment in object recognition (following brain damage) that is not accompanied with general intellectual deficits or low-level visual processing deficits. Prosopagnosia : Impairment in face recognition. Aphasia : Word recognition impairment (among other linguistic deficits). Object recognition often is accompanied by either prosopagnosia or word recognition impairment (but not
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Unformatted text preview: both). Farah’s hypothesis: Two functionally and anatomically separate systems: one necessary for face recognition, useful for object recognition, but not involved at all in word recogniton; the other necessary for word recognition, useful for object recognition, and not at all involved in face recognition....
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