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Do you look like your name? People can match names to faces of strangers with surprising accuracy

If your name is Fred, do you look like a Fred? You might — and others might think so, too. New research has found that people appear to be better than chance at correctly matching people’s names to their faces, and it may have something to do with cultural stereotypes we attach to names.

(via WSJ)