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Volume 30, Issue7September, 2017
Digital Edition

A Change of Face: New Approaches to Measuring Face Recognition and Identification

A change in hairstyle, lighting, or even facial expression may alter a person’s appearance so drastically that they look like someone else. Scientists are now developing face-recognition measures that account for these variations… More

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Volume 30, Issue7September, 2017

Digital Edition

  • Suparna Rajaram

    The 2017-2018 APS Board

    Suparna Rajaram is the new APS President. Susan Goldin-Meadow becomes Immediate Past President. Barbara G. Tversky becomes President-Elect, and Stacey Sinclair and Howard M. Weiss begin 3-year terms as Members-at-Large.

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  • Identifying the Super-Recognizers

    Scientists studying the human limitations of face perception have also uncovered a population of people with a remarkable knack for placing a face — a skill now being tapped by police in London… More

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New Book

Careful: A User’s Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds by Steve Casner; Penguin Random House, May 23, 2017… More

CRFP Alumni in Their Own Words

Elizabeth Salmon is a postdoctoral Consortium Research Fellow working in the Personnel Assessment Research Unit (PARU) within the US Army… More

‘I Can’t Do This’

It’s a little hard to tell what’s a failure and what’s just something that is shifting your life in a… More

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Injecting Science Into Police Lineups

The same experimental standards that apply to scientific research could also be applied to police lineups to improve the accuracy of eyewitness identifications, says APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Gary L. Wells… More