Unusual Neurological Syndromes

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From the Resource Page for NLP and Neurology comes a fascinating glimps into the sometimes bizarre world of neurological syndromes. Consider this description of Fergoli’s Syndrome:

“This is an extraordinary experience where the person misidentifies another person as someone who clearly he is not. Indeed, he may begin to see the same person everywhere he looks, something demonstrated in that marvelous film, “Being John Malchovick”. Typically, this state is said to be secondary to states such as the schizophrenias but can occur in isolation to other disorders. Ramachadran suggests this state results from having an excess of connections between the facial recognition centers and the amygdala (the opposite of Capgras’ syndrome).”

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