Some prosopagnosia or face perception-related books for a general readership published this year

Perrett, David In Your Face: The New Science of Human Attraction. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

http://www.amazon.com/Your-Face-Science-Human-Attractiveness/dp/0230201296

Sacks, Oliver The Mind’s Eye. Knopf, 2010.

http://www.amazon.com/Minds-Eye-Oliver-Sacks/dp/0307272087#_

Dr Sacks describes his prosopagnosia and his agnosia for scenes in one chapter of this popular science book.

Sellers, Heather  You Don’t Look Like Anyone I Know: A True Story of Family, Face Blindness, and Forgiveness. Riverhead Hardcover, 2010.

http://www.amazon.com/Dont-Look-Like-Anyone-Know/dp/1594487731/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1290256781&sr=1-1

This is a review of the new book You don’t look like anyone I know by Heather sellers. Includes a link to audio of story at All Things Considered at NPR.

Living With Face Blindness: Who Are You, Again? NPR. November 13th 2010.

http://www.npr.org/2010/11/12/131267727/living-with-face-blindness-who-are-you-again

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  • findingstrengthtostandagain  On December 18, 2010 at 12:22 am

    I had missed the NPR story. Thank you for sharing the link with us!

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