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Agnosia

Loss of one’s ability to interpret sensory stimuli without explanation.



Example: There is no medical reason for the patient to have lost her sense of smell, but you can put a sample of anything under her nose – onion, pepper, ammonia – and she doesn’t react.

Agnosia
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2018). Agnosia. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 15, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/agnosia/