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Alzheimer\'s and Agnosia

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Agnosia

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Definition Agnosia is a neuropsychological disorder characterized by the inability to recognize common objects, persons, or sounds, in the absence of perceptual disability. There are three major ty READ MORE
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Vision Screening for Alzheimer's Disease

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Recent evidence suggests that memory impairment and vision impairment are closely linked in Alzheimer's disease and that special testing for vision impairment can improve early detection and treatment READ MORE
http://xnet.kp.org/permanentejournal/winter04/vision.html

Overview of agnosias

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Agnosia refers to the inability to recognize people or objects even when basic sensory modalities, such as vision, are intact. As an example, patients with visual agnosia may not recognize an object u READ MORE
http://www.psychnet-uk.com/dsm_iv/agnosia.htm
Agnosia refers to the inability of the brain to process signals from the eyes, ears, or skin, even when the these organs are functioning properly. There are three basic types: visual agnosia, auditory agnosia, and tactile agnosia (also called somatosensory agnosia).
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