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Aleshia Parker Unit Project 1 Draft One of the most important keys to success in any career is networking. Whether it is a business conferences or a client dinner, remembering people can make or break your career. Remembering people’s faces may seem like a simple task, but to some people this is nearly impossible, througho no fault of their own. Prosopagnosia, or face blindness, is a disease that causes the inability to recognize or perceive faces, even those of close friends and family members. On the other end of the spectrum is an extraordinary group of people known as “super-recognizers” who have impeccable abilities to recognize faces of both known and unknown people. One account includes a woman who recognizes a man that was in her fourth grade class; she had not seen him in over twenty years (Rabin, 2009). The consequences of face blindness can have long- term effects that greatly impact the lives of those afflicted. Funding for comparitive recognition research done on these two extremes can lead to possible insight on how to improve the lives of prosopagnosics. Early research done on prosopagnosia placed the source of the disorder in lesions in the
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Christinmulligan during the Spring '11 term at University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

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