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Old 07-11-2019, 01:33 PM
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Darren Garrison is offline
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Cross-race effect.

I have the same problem with people the same race as me (or pretty close*.) For instance, in Stranger Things I sometimes confuse the skinny white kid who got sent to the Upside Down with the skinny white kid who found Eleven. Also camera guy and used-to-be-a-jerk guy. And in The Haunting of Hill House I had trouble keeping the mother and two of the daughters straight. And in the new Charmed, I keep confusing the two sisters that aren't the black one (*they are Hispanic, but look "white enough" that race doesn't factor in my confusion.) and I don't think I have face blindness, it is just that more similar people are more difficult to tell apart than ones with strikingly different traits.