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The speaker compares face-blindness to the inability to hear.
FALSE: He compares face-blindness to tone-deafness, that is,
the inability to distinguish between different musical tones.
Scientists do not understand how normal people remember faces.
The face-blind subjects could not distinguish between the
faces or the objects.
FALSE: They could not distinguish between the faces,
but they could distinguish between the pictures of other
According to the speaker, the painting by René Magritte
the idea of face-blindness. People with
face-blindness have no memory of a person's face once the person
their sight. Some people with this condition are so
that they cannot recognise members of their
own family. It would help scientists to understand if they knew more about face-blindness. Scientists do
not yet know whether the ability to recognise
faces has a of its own or whether it
is part of an individual's general ability. In an experiment, a
number of were shown images of people,
places and objects. The experiment proved that the human brain
processes differently from faces. Other
experiments have shown that people with this condition can
improve their .