Can I Recognize Faces Without Knowing it? Evidence of Covert Face Recognition in Prosopagnosia

  • Davide RivoltaEmail author
Part of the Cognitive Systems Monographs book series (COSMOS, volume 20)


A brain lesion can often cause a dysfunction of a specific cognitive domain. For example, some brain lesions can leave individuals unable to remember old and new events of their lives, such as what they did the night before, where they completed their studies or their appointment with the dentist scheduled for next week.


Face Recognition Face Processing Skin Conductance Response Forced Choice Task Unfamiliar Face 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurophysiologyMax-Planck Institute for Brain ResearchFrankfurt am MainGermany

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