Neuroscience

Learning to see friendly faces in different places

Meaningful social interactions train visual cortex neurons to recognize a familiar face in different visual locations, suggests new research published in eNeuro. The study demonstrates how the brain learns to perceive other ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research finds a way to reverse children's racial stereotyping

New research by a University of Delaware psychological scientist and his collaborators across the globe has found a simple exercise that can undo the unconscious racial biases that young children have—biases that may begin ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's sufferers may function better with less visual clutter

Psychologists at the University of Toronto and the Georgia Institute of Technology – commonly known as Georgia Tech – have shown that an individual's inability to recognize once-familiar faces and objects may have as ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

I recognize you! But how did I do it?

Are you someone who easily recognises everyone you've ever met? Or maybe you struggle, even with familiar faces? It is already known that we are better at recognising faces from our own race but researchers have only recently ...

Neuroscience

The brain learns faces fastest in person

The neural representation of a familiar face strengthens faster when you see someone in person, according to a new study published in JNeurosci.

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