Neuroscience

Development of face perception in Japanese children

Face perception plays an important role in social communication. There have been many studies of face perception in human using non-invasive neuroimaging and electrophysiological methods, but studies of face perception in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Faces are more likely to seem alive when we want to feel connected

Feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows face matching for passports and IDs incredibly fallible

New research finds face matching, as when customs agents check passports, to be incredibly fallible, with error rates between 10 and 20 percent under ideal, laboratory-induced conditions, and much worse in more realistic ...

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