Alzheimer’s Patients Suffer from Face Perception Impairment, Study Finds

Alzheimer’s Patients Suffer from Face Perception Impairment, Study Finds
Face recognition difficulties in Alzheimer's patients have typically been attributed to underlying episodic and semantic memory impairment. Dr. Sven Joubert, Ph.D., from the Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, and colleagues have found that more than causing memory problems, Alzheimer's also impairs visual face perception, a finding that might help families better understand their loved one's difficulties. The article, "A Qualitative Impairment in Face Perception in Alzheimer's Disease: Evidence from a Reduced Face Inversio
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