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  • Case Studies
    • Bruce and Young
      • Humphreys et al
        • 3 Sufferers of proso-pagnosia
          • Poor facial recognition
          • Intact expression analysis
      • Campbell et al
        • 1 Patient
          • Impaired facial recognition and expression analysis
          • Intact facial speech- susceptible to McGurk and McDonald illusion
      • Parry et al
        • 1 Patient
          • Impaired unknown face recognition
        • 2 Patients
          • Impaired known face recognition
        • 1 Patient
          • Impaired expression analysis
      • Malone et al
        • 24 year old man
          • Impaired known face recognition
          • Intact unknown face recognition
        • 64 year old man
          • Impaired unknown face recognition
          • Intact unknown face recogntion
    • Double Dissociative Evidence!
    • Explanation of Proso-pagnosia as damage to specific face processing system
      • Duchaine et al
        • Edward
          • Impaired memory for face tasks
          • Memory for non-face tasks better than controls
        • Moscovitch et al
          • Patient CK
            • Impaired memory for non-face tasks
            • Intact memory for facial tasks irrespective of presentation
    • Case Studies an invaluable source for research
    • DeterministicUsing neurologically impaired individuals- can't use to describe normal cognitive processing
    • Variety of sources- comparing across non-standard procedure
    • Neurological Approach
    • Limited ps- pressure? Ethical concideration
    • Reductionist Eysenck- patients often struggle with one emotion than another

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