Are You a Super Face-Recognizer?
Some people have an inability to recognize faces–even their own faces; others can remember an extraordinary number of faces, far beyond the ability of most people.
First, take the super recognizer test, below!
[Update: the test is no longer available, but you can test face recognition skills on Memory League — just log in, click “Train” and then “Names”.]
See also: How to memorize names and faces.
Here are some videos about face blindness:
[Update: the video is no longer embeddable, but you can read more here.]
There are some very interesting things about how humans recognize faces that are demonstrated in this video, especially the trick of turning a modified face upside down:
[Update: the video is no longer available.]
Take a face blindness test below, and see also the Cambridge Face Memory Test.
[Update: the embedded resource is no longer available, but you can read more here.]