How Masks are Hurting Facial Recognition

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Mandatory masking during the COVID-19 pandemic has inadvertently led to the biggest experiment in facial perception ever. Steve Paikin speaks to cognitive neuroscientist Erez Freud about how the ability to identify one another has been hampered by face coverings and how that might be damaging social interactions in the short, and perhaps long term.
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Jun 07, 2021
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