Some people are bad with names, others with dates. It's always annoying to forget a birthday or an anniversary or the name of your next-door neighbor. But do you ever feel like you forget faces? We're not talking about an inability to tell Nick Jonas from Joe Jonas — we're talking about an inability to tell your best friend's face from a stranger's.
For some people, that's an everyday occurrence. Those people have face blindness, or prosopagnosia, an impairment in facial recognition. People with face blindness can't tell old friends from new ones, but they may also have a hard time recognizing family members, their spouse, and sometimes even themselves.