Finding police officers with superior face recognition abilities is now backed by science.
Good with faces? New research suggests that your ability might be more akin to piecing together a jigsaw puzzle than taking a photograph.
Psychologists are hoping the UNSW Face Test will help unearth more of Australia’s top performers in facial recognition, known as super-recognisers.
The first study to compare performances of trained facial examiners, super-recognisers, and facial-recognition algorithms, has revealed a combination of human and computer decision-making is most accurate.