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Recognizing people

Ihave difficulty recognizing faces. Always have.It comes from an inability to “see” things inside my head. The technical term is aphantasia, and I’ve written about it before, so I won’t belabor it here. Suffice to say, the inability to visualize affects numerous aspects of life, including geographical skills (or lack thereof), memories (which, for most people, are very visual) and the inability to recognize people (or more specifically faces).Aphantasia causes a plethora of repercussions, but most people with the condition aren’t aware of them, because how do you know you lack inner visualization abilities when you’ve got nothing else to ...

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