Remember my name: when recognising 5,000 faces isn't enough

Humans can memorise thousands of faces, say scientists. But that only makes the social awkwardness of not being able to place an acquaintance even worse. Here’s how to brazen it out

Scientists from the University of York have claimed that humans can recognise and memorise 5,000 faces – making those occasions where you can’t quite place or name someone even more excruciating. Here is the modern etiquette for navigating this social nightmare:

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Source: theguardian
Remember my name: when recognising 5,000 faces isn't enough