Monday, October 30, 2006

Trouble Remembering Faces? You're Not Alone

The figure above shows how even Harvard students struggle with remembering faces (and cubes). Complex visual stimuli like faces and 3-D objects are more likely to overload our visual memory.

Based on genetic studies, face blindness, or prosopagnosia is estimated to be as common as in 2% of the population. This is often not recognized in childhood, although it may create significant stress and social difficulties. For more on this, check out the links below.
Face Blind
Wired 14.11: Face Blind

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous2:30 PM

    Thanks God I found ur blog n link to the totally not alone..thank you very much for the shared information!:)