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 Post subject: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:35 pm 
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I think that I am terrible at recognizing people by their face alone, but I did well on this quiz:

http://www.faceblind.org/facetests/index.php

How did you do? I got an 89% but I have no idea how that happened.

Here is more information about the group that put the quiz together:

http://www.faceblind.org/research/index.html


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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:44 pm 
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I got a 93% but I found it more difficult than I thought it would be (at the end, the beginning was a breeze). I don't think I'm cut out for this line of work.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:51 pm 
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99%. can i get paid for this?

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Woah. I have face "recognition difficulties!" Like Fee said, it was a breeze in the beginning, but I started giving up in the end. That was difficult! I think it was particularly difficult because there weren't any real identifying characteristics like hair or eyebrows or facial hair. I am actually really good at remembering faces in real life- if anything, I struggle with remembering names!


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I also got 93%, better than I thought I would.

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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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Wow, I got 93% but thought for sure I'd get more wrong. That was fun!

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I got 88%, much better than I thought. It got harder toward the end and I started giving up a bit.

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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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Weird. I took the celebrity face recognition test and I got 88% also. I would have thought I'd do better with faces I've seen a lot as opposed to strangers. It certainly felt a lot easier than the stranger test.

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90%

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I think I am pretty good at recognizing faces, just not putting names to them!
I got 83%

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88%. The end was pretty difficult.

I'm pretty good at recognizing actors/actresses (and not even the semi-famous ones); for instance, I noticed that the dad from Felicity played another dad of some sick kids on House. My partner, who is terrible with faces AND names, marvels at how I remember all this esoteric information. I blame this on the reason why I can't remember pretty much anything else.

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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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90%. the last ones were the hardest for me


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97% and I know I accidentally messed up on some of them (my finger pushed button 2 when I actually went to push 3; gittery hands!)

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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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Awh only 86%. After the first bit being so easy I thought maybe I would turn out to be not so bad but then they hit you with the hard stuff.

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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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92 % on the famous persons.

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94%, yay.

I did a thing like this years ago at uni, where we had to watch a video of people walking around on the street, then watch ten minutes of a documentary about space shuttles and then afterwards try to identify the people from the first video. It was a test for someone's thesis or something so they didn't tell me how I did, but I did get $10 for doing it. What a day!

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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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97% on the celebrity test


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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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i did terribly!

but i think i am normally quite good at recognizing faces. i'm a cashier at the co-op i belong to & i always recognize people -- even if they've only been there once before. i'm also good at memorizing all of my students' faces after the first day of class. i think it must be easier in those situations because i have more to attach to the person than three computer-generated images of a face.


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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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99% boiiiiiiii

and th eone i got wrong as soon as i answered i said "nope that's wrong"

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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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and 80% on the famous faces

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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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92% on face memory test and 93% on celebs.
Overall: a 92.5% average.
Not bad. Thought I'd do better.


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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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Whoa, I actually got 100%.


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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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Wow, I got 48% on the celebrity test. I knew I'd suck at this!

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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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Yuck. Also not good at famous people, but better than mannequin-looking faces.


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 Post subject: Re: Are you good at recognizing people's faces?
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I got 68% on unknown and 67% on celebrities. I have difficulties recognizing faces.

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