Super-recognisers accurately pick out a face in a crowd – but can this skill be taught?Read More
From an idea to a functional, effective organisation in just under one year!
2018 has proven to be an incredible first year for your new Association of Super Recognisers.
The ASR began its existence in order to address the challenge of a focal issue: an organisation was required to ‘professionalise’ the relatively new science of super recognition. The issue facing the science was that anyone could call themselves a ‘super recogniser’ without confirming their ability, their credibility or their level of skill. So, the Association was formed with everything to play for – with no established baseline, no agreed standard and thus a major project to undertake!Read More
The course will be held at “In Tuition House”, 210 Borough High Street, London SE1 1JX. The nearest tube is Borough (Northern Line) and the location is within walking distance from London Bridge Station (if on tube, use Borough High Street exit). The course will run from Monday 4th March to Friday 8th March 2019 (inclusive) from 10am to 5pm each day.Read More
In a slight panic, I noticed at the beginning of July that my passport had just 18 days left before it ran out. I went to the government Passport Office website and to my delight, I found that renewal on-line was possible. I began filling in the form. To my delight, the form was really simple and user friendly and took just a few minutes to complete. Great. The final requirement was to add a digital photograph. Not wishing to delay proceedings by getting the wrong picture, I scooted over to a professional photo studio in nearby Dorchester and £15 later I had the necessary e-photo in my in box, attached it to the application form and pressed send. Simples.Read More
From among literally thousands of civil servants, the Munich police have selected 37 Super Recognisers after months of testing, All of those selected have a special gift: they can remember and recognize the faces of ‘persons of interest’ even under adverse conditions. They are able to filter them out of crowds even if disguised, aged or attempting to evade recognition.Read More