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Recognizing Faces: Genetic Ability And Extroversion

  • The super-recognizers seem to have a genetic component according to research on identical and fraternal twins, making this ability bend towards heritability.
  • Extroverts seem to have a higher facial recognition ability, and people with less social interaction have poor facial recognition skills, suggesting that it is akin to a muscle that gets better with usage.

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