FAQs concerning Super-Recognizers

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A collection of 10 most frequently asked question on the topic. Whether you're a journalist, government official, or civilians — if you are interested in Super-Recognizers, this is a good place to start.

Meike Ramon
21 Mar 2021

These are the 10 questions I am most frequently asked about Super-Recognizers. Regardless of how you ended up here, this is a good place to start collecting information.

Q1: What is a Super-Recognizer?

Q2: Do Super-Recognizers have any other special skills or traits?

Q3: How many percent of the population are Super-Recognizers?

Q4: Can you become a Super-Recognizer through training?

Q5: Do Super-Recognizers find it difficult to distinguish between faces from other ethnicities?






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