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Faceblind

18 EpisodesProduced by Jeff WatersWebsite

1 in 50 people live with prosopagnosia, the inability to recognize faces. Face blindness can be both frustrating and funny. Maybe proso coping skills can make you a better recognizer?

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Ruth Dixon: Faceblind therapist

March 14th, 2021

54:37

Ruth Dixon is a therapist with the NHS in Scarborough UK. She describes learning that she and her daughter both have prosopagnosia late in life, working as a therapist with faceblindness, and the importance of finding a …

Phillip Neho: Faceblind headhunter

December 13th, 2020

48:24

Phillip Neho manages all hiring for the hospitality community at Australia's magical Uluru.

Josh Davis: Researching super recognizers

November 15th, 2020

53:01

Josh Davis is a leading researcher at the University of Greenwich into the phenomenon of Super Recognizers. These are people who are exceptionally gifted at recognizing humans by face. Josh's work is being applied as a …

Chris Lipford: Super positive Aerospace Engineer

October 11th, 2020

53:29

Chris Lipford is an Aerospace Engineer working for the US Air Force. He has an incredibly positive attitude about faceblindness that may help those of us with more anxiety around the topic.

Show notes:

Chrissy Flanagan: The Faceblind Sausage Queen of Australia

September 19th, 2020

59:17

A serial entrepreneur and craft sausage enthusiast grows customer facing businesses despite living with prosopagnosia.

https://faceblindpodcast.com/chrissy-flanagan

Jay and Sanders Fabares: Prosopagnosia and murder

August 30th, 2020

47:31

Jay and Sanders Fabares are the husband and wife creative team behind The Pale. The comic book series features a faceblind FBI agent chasing a serial killer in a Navajo nation border town. We discuss the inspiration, …

Michael Drewett: Faceblind artist who specializes in drawing faces

August 17th, 2020

47:55

Australian artist Michael Drewett specializes in photo-realistic portrait work... despite being faceblind. He acquired prosopagnosia well into …

Kirsty McGee: The touring musician's faceblind experience

August 2nd, 2020

1:03:02

Kirsty McGee is approaching two decades as a professional musician. Her music is eclectic and difficult to categorize- drawing from jazz, Americana, …

Joyce: The spy who recognized my arm

July 26th, 2020

1:11:50

Joyce has lived all over the world in past diplomatic and intelligence roles for the United States. After studying Cultural Cognition, she brought …

Jesse Millican: Faceblind Floridian overcomes tragic childhood

July 13th, 2020

51:20

Jesse Millican overcame grim childhood odds with both parents in prison and a string of temporary homes. Now reshaping his life in New England, he's learned to embrace prosopogansosia and shrug off all stigma.

Matt Johnson: The blind leading the faceblind

April 17th, 2020

43:56

UK lawyer Matt Johnson has been blind since birth. In this episode, we explore the strategies that blind people use for recognizing others.

https://faceblindpodcast.com/matt-johnson-blind-faceblind/

Kristie Amadio: Elite weightlifter turned eating disorder recovery coach

February 13th, 2020

50:33

Kristie Amadio identifies as a Kiwi and helps people from all over the world recover from eating disorders. Faceblindness may have contributed to her own Body Dysmorphic Disorder.

Jason Werbeloff: Philosophy, South Africa, science fiction, and face-blindness

January 29th, 2020

59:58

Jason Werbeloff discusses how prosopagnosia has influenced his writing, PhD study, and life in South Africa.

https://faceblindpodcast.com/jason-werbeloff/

Ben Rosenfeld: the funniest faceblind podcast

January 17th, 2020

1:00:08

Ben Rosenfeld discusses navigating life as as stand-up comedian with prosopagnosia.

Albums, dates, and info at Ben's website:
http://www.bigbencomedy.com/

Get Ben's new album, "Don't Shake Your Miracle" here:

Bill Hayes: remembering Oliver Sacks

January 7th, 2020

38:38

Bill Hayes is a NYC author and photographer. He was the partner of Oliver Sacks until his 2015 death. Bill shares his 1st hand observations of Sacks' …

Antonella Gismundi: Faceblind and Italian in Taiwan

January 4th, 2020

47:03

Antonella Gismundi has developmental prosopagnosia - just like her mother! Originally from Italy, she has been living in Taiwan for 11 years, …

Jeff Waters: my faceblind story

December 27th, 2019

36:15

Jeff Waters, host of Faceblind, discusses his own history with prosopagnosia.

https://faceblindpodcast.com/jeff-waters/

Introducing Faceblind

December 16th, 2019

6:33

Prosopagnosia (or Faceblindness) impacts up to 2% of the population. Join us to explore the condition.

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