partial or total inability to recognize objects by use of the senses.
- Formerly agnostic aphasia .
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How to use agnosia in a sentence
Patients with agnosia who have damage to object-recognition parts of the visual cortex can’t name an object they see, but can grab it.Do You Want AI to Be Conscious? - Issue 102: Hidden Truths | Ryota Kanai | June 9, 2021 | Nautilus
One category of agnosia is for animate versus inanimate objects.
British Dictionary definitions for agnosia
psychol loss or diminution of the power to recognize familiar objects or people, usually as a result of brain damage
- agnosic, adjective
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