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A Prosopagnosia Love Story

By |2017-07-07T12:03:47-04:00January 21st, 2011|Categories: Brain, Relationships, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I just heard a very touching interview on NPR's Radiolab, from WNYC. Simon and Sarita fell in love, and out of love. There's a twist - he has propagnosia, otherwise known as "facial blindness". Simon can't recognize faces - in fact, he didn't recognize Sarita at first. You can listen to the full interview here: Listen [...]

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Simon Game as a Test of ADHD and Executive Function

By |2017-01-10T08:44:34-05:00June 16th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Books, Research|Tags: , , , , , |

I'm reading ADHD in Adults (Barkley, Murphy, & Fischer, 2008) for a book review.  The authors list the kids' game Simon as a test of executive function impairment in ADHD.  Of course!  That's a great idea!  This is the electronic game where a sequence of colors is given to you, and you have to repeat it [...]

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