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Victims of Capgras syndrome often cannot recognize their own image

  1. Sep 24, 2003 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/03266/224822.stm [Broken]
     
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    Life is stranger than fiction
     
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  4. Sep 24, 2003 #3

    Ivan Seeking

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    Re: Re: Victims of Capgras syndrome often cannot recognize their own image

    Have you heard of this one?
    http://www.upenn.edu/gazette/0398/neuro3.html

    Also, some technical references:
    http://www.indiana.edu/~pietsch/alienhand-psy.html
     
  5. Sep 25, 2003 #4

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    Fantastic articles, Ivan. Just great. This part cracked me up tho:

    ...the hell you say! How could that possibly be!?

    heh.
     
  6. Sep 25, 2003 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    I have had this problem also...
     
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