August 23, 2013
In a story about “super recognizers” — people who have an exceptional ability to remember faces — ScienceNews turns for comment to Dartmouth’s Bradley Duchaine.
Duchaine, an associate professor of psychological and brain sciences, and colleagues in England are studying super recognizers to understand how some people are able to recognize nearly everyone they’ve ever seen, the magazine writes. Knowledge gained from such studies may aid in police work and other fields that rely on identifying people by how they look, notes the magazine. [more]