Losing Face

Losing Face

Update: 2019-05-2050
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It happens to all of us: someone recognizes you on the street, calls you by name, and says hello. You, meanwhile, have no idea who that person is. Researchers say this struggle to read other faces is common. This week on Hidden Brain, we revisit a favorite 2016 episode about "super-recognizers" and the rest of us.
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Nerak

This show is one of my favorites - well researched, well explained, interesting, intelligent, relevant. As a researcher, I regularly share the show with my friends to show them that research is cool! This is why I was even more surprised that the episode on facial recognition did not even once mention prosopagnosia. I was literally itching, expecting the term to come up in each sentence, until I heard "this episode was produced by...."

May 23rd
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Losing Face

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