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Synonyms for about turn

act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation

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But he says the police officer super recognizers seem to have a disproportionate advantage over others for gleaning information about faces as they scan video images or watch people in motion.
Perhaps we're looking at how innate knowledge about faces changes over time due to visual experience," Pascalis says.
However, Quinn suspects that face recognition arises from babies' innate preferences for certain perceptual features, such as curved contours, rather than from more complex innate knowledge about faces, as other scientists suspect (SN: 7/7/01, p.
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