Marc Lecture Notes - Causes of fregoli Damage to fusiform...

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Marc Lecture Notes -synaesthesia Feeling of having sensation in one modality when other modality is stimulated E.g. see different colours for each letter in alphabet, Grapheme colour synaesthesia Temperature sound Music colour Lexical flavour -Fregoli syndrome The belief that different people are in fact the same person changing appearances Familiar people ADDED to other people -capgras Delusion that involves thinking that a friend, spouse or parent has been replaced by an imposter Familiar people SUBTRACTED
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Unformatted text preview: Causes of fregoli Damage to fusiform face area/ hippocampus (no long term face memory) Causes of capgras Disconnect between Face Area and limbic system (which processes emotion) Prosopagnosia The inability to perceive faces prosopon Greek word for face Unilateral Neglect The inability to perceive the left side of space Damage to right side of brain Disorder usually occurs after a stroke 200,000 stroke patients in the US...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY Psyc1000 taught by Professor Ronnyoung during the Spring '10 term at UOIT.

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