AGNOSIA

noun. reduction or handicap of the capacity to acknowledge, understand, or recognize the definition of sensory stimuli. The health problem is correlated with neurological injury or neurologic disease and occurs in many ways.

AGNOSIA: "The accident rendered Mariah unable to understand what common objects were when placed in front of her, a diagnosis the doctor confirmed as visual agnosia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AGNOSIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/agnosia/ (accessed March 28, 2020).
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