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17 EpisodesProduced by Jeff WatersWebsite

1 in 50 people live with prosopagnosia, the inability to recognize faces. Face blindness can be both frustrating and funny. Maybe proso coping skills can make you a better recognizer?


Josh Davis: Researching super recognizers

Josh Davis is a leading researcher at the University of Greenwich into the phenomenon of Super Recognizers. These are people who are exceptionally gifted at recognizing humans by face. Josh's work is being applied as a law enforcement tool all over the world.

In this fascinating discussion, we explore:

  • What makes a super recognizer
  • Facial recognition applications in law enforcement
  • Differences and combination with software based facial recognition
  • Racial bias and ethics in recognition systems
  • Brain scans vs facial recognition testing

Learn more about Josh's work... and take the test yourself:

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