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Auditory agnosia or refers to the inability to recognise sounds when the hearing funtion is intact. There are various subtypes:
- When the problem is with the recognition of meaningful nonspeech sounds the disorder is called auditory sound agnosia
- word deafness (also known as pure word deafness) is agnosia of speech when what is said is not recognised.
- Receptive amusia is agnosia for music.
- Cortical deafness refers to people who do not respond to any auditory information but whose hearing is intact.
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