That’s because the award-winning actor says in a new interview with GQ that he suffers from facial blindness
, also known as prosopagnosia
, causing him to struggle to remember people’s faces
Although he has not been officially diagnosed, Pitt, 58, says he believes he has it.
“Nobody believes me!” hy het gesê. “I wanna meet another [person with it].”
Pitt told GQ he wants to remember the people he meets and fears his struggle has given people the impression he’s aloof.
Prosopagnosia is a neurological disorder that can cause people to have difficulty recognizing even family members or friends
, Volgens die National Institute of Health. Treatment involves developing other strategies to recognize people
, such as focusing on their voice
Sommige navorsing shows it can affect as many as
1 in 50 people to some degree
Pitt spoke about suffering from this condition in
2013, vertel Esquire it’s why he stays home so much