Extracting Data From Photos of Our Eyes

8:27 minutes

Reporting in PLOS ONE, researchers were able to zoom in on photographs of people’s eyes to recover images of bystanders. Lead author Rob Jenkins discusses what their findings reveal about our ability to recognize faces and how this information might be used.

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Rob Jenkins

Rob Jenkins is a reader at the Department of Psychology at the University of York in York, England.

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About Alexa Lim

Alexa Lim was a senior producer for Science Friday. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.