Case Study AB - FRU: facial recognition unit Referring...

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FRU: facial recognition unit Referring Problem: ·Lifelong problem recognizing faces, except those most familiar ·Recognizes people instead by their clothing, voice, and mannerisms Observations: ·Problems distinguishing right from left History: ·AB was not born prematurely she was born at 9 months and 1 week, however her milestones throughout life were said to be somewhat delayed Test Results: Wechsler Intelligence Scale : Discrepancy between verbal (IQ=144) and performance (IQ=100) Ghent Embedded Figures Test: -Measures visual perception ·Composite line drawing of many overlapping objects shown, subject must identify objects ·Performance normal. reproduction of simple line drawings untidy, but accurate Benton Visual Retention Test: -Tests immediate memory for simple shapes ·Performance suggested degree of impairment Spreen-Benton Aphasia Battery (Two Subtests: Visual naming and Description of use) : ·Tests clinical impairments of language use- no problems detected in naming or describing objects Psychological Assessment from 1980:
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course PSYC 33000 taught by Professor Radar during the Spring '08 term at Ithaca College.

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