Welcome to Recognition Memory, the website where you can discover all about the human episodic memory system and the applied face recognition problem facing eyewitnesses to crimes, CCTV operators, and Borders Agency staff amongst many others.

Research Team

Professor David Donaldson, Professor Peter Hancock and Dr Graham MacKenzie of the University of Stirling in Scotland have been awarded funding by the BBSRC for a 3-year project investigating how recognition memory for unfamiliar faces might be improved.

Recognition memory & face recognition

Here you can learn all about how we recognise faces and how the episodic and semantic memory systems operate and interact.

Get involved

Take part in our online experiments and learn how to improve your memory for unfamiliar faces. We hope you enjoy exploring the website and please feel free to follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or contact us with any comments that you might have.