Health Update: Meaningless clocks

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Indy Lifestyle Online
A NEW syndrome called horologagnosia - inability to tell the time - has been recognised by doctors at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Royal Free Hospital, London. The condition occurred in a 57-year-old man who had had a right-sided stroke. Although he scored well in language, verbal reasoning and memory tests, the stroke had impaired his ability to interpret the meaning of the positions of the clock hands, says a report in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.