Famous Faces Test

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Famous Faces Test

This script implements the Famous Faces Test as described in Gefen et al (2013).
Duration: 5 minutes
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Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Famous Faces Test.

Greene, J., & Hodges, J. (1996). Identification of famous faces and famous names in early Alzheimer's disease - Relationship to anterograde episodic and general semantic memory. Brain, 119, 111-128.

Haist, F., Gore, J., & Mao, H. (2001). Consolidation of human memory over decades revealed by functional magnetic resonance imaging. Nature Neuroscience, 4(11), 1139-1145.

Snowden, J., Thompson, J., & Neary, D. (2004). Knowledge of famous faces and names in semantic dementia. Brain, 127, 860-872.

Bar, M., Aminoff, E., & Ishai, A. (2008). Famous faces activate contextual associations in the parahippocampal cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 18(6), 1233-1238.

Gonzalez, M., Montero, R., Rodriguez-Ferreiro, J., Lobo, F., Cuetos, M., Menendez Gonzalez, R., & Ribacoba Montero, J. (2009). Naming faces of famous people as an accurate test to differentiate Alzheimer's disease from individuals with subjective memory loss. European Journal Of Neurology, 16, 460.

Stollhoff, R., Jost, J., Elze, T., & Kennerknecht, I. (2011). Deficits in Long-Term Recognition Memory Reveal Dissociated Subtypes in Congenital Prosopagnosia. Plos One, 6(1), Plos One, 2011 Jan 25, Vol.6(1).

Gefen, T., Wieneke, C., Martersteck, A, Whitney, K., Weintraub, S., Mesulam, M.M., & Emily Rogalski, E. (2013). Naming vs knowing faces in primary progressive aphasia. Neurology, 81, 658-664.