Difficulty in Recognizing Faces in Autism Linked to Performance in a Group of Neurons

Neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have discovered a brain anomaly that explains why some people diagnosed with autism cannot easily recognize faces, a deficit linked to the impairments in social interactions considered to be the hallmark of the disorder.

http://neurosciencenews.com/ffa-fusiform-facial-area-neurons-autism-recognition/ 

The brain diagram shown highlights the  fusiform gyrus (Brodmann area 37), which is associated with FFA.