Saturday, April 7, 2012
Are you able to recognize people by their voice sounds? Most people are. However, researchers at the University College London have reported the first documented case of someone growing up with an inability to learn to recognize people by the sound of their voices. Previously, this rare condition known as phonagnosia, was sometimes seen in people following a stroke or brain damage. Now it appears there may be some on this planet with congenital phonagnosia.