Prosopagnosia. If you are like most people, you have no clue what that is. Prosopagnosia or “Face Blindness” is a nueurological condition where the person is not able to recognize a face or facial features of a person, he or she just meet.
This condition affects about 2.5% of the population. Combined with Aspergers/Autism, it can be an especially daunting task to overcome. We discovered in a recent unscientific random poll, this affected several people in our small Aspergers group here in Tucson. As we studied to learn a little more about “face blindness” we found these two excellent video clips from CBS programme, 60 Minutes.
Part 1 (of the programme
Part 2 of the programme
For more information on Prosopagnosia, visit the wikipedia site.