The opposite of prosopagnosia

This week there was a programme on TV about The Boy who can’t forget┬á(see here ), about people who remember everything. They’re not the only ones with special recall. There are also people who don’t forget faces, they recognise anyone they have ever met (see Caroline Williams ‘Face savers’, New Scientist, September 15). It has been […]

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ah….cute….

“We are inherently attracted to a specific set of characteristics, including large, symmetrical heads, large eyes, small mouths and small noses,” according to Jeffrey Kurland, associate professor of biological anthropology and human development. But why do almost all humans find this particular set of features so appealing?” Suggested answer here … Disturbingly non-cute babies here […]

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