Observation distance and recognition of photographs of celebrities' faces.

@article{Greene2002ObservationDA,
  title={Observation distance and recognition of photographs of celebrities' faces.},
  author={Ernest Greene and Scott C Fraser},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={2002},
  volume={95 2},
  pages={637-51}
}
Subjects were tested to assess the distance at which they could recognize the faces of celebrities (more specifically, a set of 44 portrait photographs of movie and television actors). The set of test photographs was shown initially at a distance of 200 ft. and then closer in increments of 20 ft. When the actor in a given photograph was identified, either by name, character role, or by the movie or television show in which the actor had starred, the recognition-distance was recorded and the… CONTINUE READING

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