Data from: How many faces do people know?

Rob Jenkins, Andrew J. Dowsett & A. Mike Burton
Over our species history, humans have typically lived in small groups of under a hundred individuals. However, our face recognition abilities appear to equip us to recognize very many individuals, perhaps thousands. Modern society provides access to huge numbers of faces, but no one has established how many faces people actually know. Here we describe a method for estimating this number. By combining separate measures of recall and recognition, we show that people know about...
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