Agnosia

Agnosia is a neurological disorder characterised by an inability to identify an object despite both having knowledge of that object and functional sensory input. For example, a patient with posterior cortical atrophy who characteristically have visual agnosia, will be unable to identify a hammer, even though they are able to see it and are able to describe its function. 

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