Question if Prosopagnosia should be called FMS instead

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23 Jun 2022, 5:51 pm

Should Prosopagnosia should be called Facial Misidentification Syndrome instead?

I think that Prosopagnosia should be called Facial Misidentification Syndrome, because you misidentify faces often (Also speaking about milder form of this neurological or neurodevelopmental disorder.



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23 Jun 2022, 6:23 pm

No reason to change the name, but if you were to change it it would be more accurate to call it "facial recognition impairment syndrome", or the just the already used colloquial expression "face blindness".



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23 Jun 2022, 6:56 pm

That makes sense. Thank you!