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How do you remember someones name right when you meet them?

I personally have an easy time with facial recognition, but name recognition I usually struggle with.

Are you born with one or the other or are both acquirable skills?

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    Aug 21 2012: Most of the time, when we meet new people, our focus is on ourselves and the impression we are making; and if it is on the other person, it is our curious eyes that tries to read the other person. We hardly really listen.

    I also recognise faces easily than remember names. But I think its because I've not tried hard enough.
    Someone's name is too important; life and times, experiences, memories, all are attached to a name.
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      Aug 21 2012: Feyisayo,
      I Completely agree with you.
      If you wanna make an impression on the person whom we interacting with,we completely concentrate on the way we speak and behave.I dont the exact reason for doing so.
      Secondly,name does play an important role but at the same time its difficult to keep track of all the people names except of those whom you want to meet.
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      Aug 21 2012: I will attempt to open my mind up more and mentally allow a new person into my metaphysical world. =)

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