Recent online articles about super recognizers, and a link to a test

Madhumita Venkataramanan’s article for the BBC (third down) is well worth your reading time. I wonder whether Madhumita might have read my tips for acing or gunning tests of face memory?

UK Cops Using Gifted ‘Super Recognizers’ to Fight Crime

Cathy Burke

‘Super recognisers’ used by the police to identify criminals and spot offenders in crowds

Alexandra Sims

The superpower police now use to tackle crime.

Madhumita Venkataramanan

Are You a Super Recognizer? Test Tells If You’re One of Elite Few Who Never Forgets a Face

Korin Miller

This Fun Memory Quiz Will Tell You If You Are a ‘Super Recognizer’

Christina Oehler

Testa dig: Hur bra är du på att känna igen ansikten?
Fredrik Claesson

Are YOU a ‘super recogniser’? Take the test to see if you are one of an elite group of people who never forget a face

Ellie Zolfagharifard

Could you be a super-recogniser? (test)

University of Greenwich


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  • Jennifer  On June 26, 2017 at 5:01 am

    Hi! It’s Jennifer Jarett. I was just looking at this post and wasn’t sure if you would be interested to know that the German magazine Allegra also did a story about being a super recognizer. I don’t read German, but my friends who speak German all told me it was interesting!

  • C. Wright  On June 26, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    Thank you for the tip Jennifer! I’ve managed to get Google Translate to translate the content with a bit of fiddling about. I can explain the steps if you like. When I get a minute I’ll have a proper look thru the article.

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