400 word minimum length
Prepare for this week’s discussion by viewing the Ted Talk video on Facial Recognition located at
Then, review the information on vision in Chapter 6 of the course textbook, particularly the information on disorders of visual perception. Select one of the disorders covered in the book (simultanagnosia, prosopagnosia, ocular apraxia, optic ataxia, or Balint’s syndrome) and research its clinical etiology, symptoms, and treatments. Think about its symptoms and problems commonly experienced by people diagnosed with it and its impact on important areas of life functioning, including work, relationships, and leisure time. Locate an APUS Online Library research article or other scientifically grounded information about this disorder and report the etiology, symptoms, treatments, and areas of the brain responsible for it and specific behaviors it affects. What would you expect to be the must challenging aspects of the disorder for you if you had it.
Textbook: Pinel, J. (2014). Biopsychology (9th edition). Pearson Publishing.
Quoting of published authors is not allowed in forum posts. This is because your professor needs to see what you comprehend of the learning material and how you can apply that knowledge in responding to the forum topic prompts, not what somebody else said in a publication. Instead of quoting, to support your writing with scholarly sources you will need to paraphrase (summarize in your own words) what you read.