facial perception

facial perception

the ability to judge the distance and direction of objects through the sensation felt in the skin of the face. The phenomenon is commonly experienced by those who are blind and is rarely experienced in the dark by those with sight. Also called facial vision.
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Changing perception: Facial reanimation surgery improves attractiveness and decreases negative facial perception.
Furthermore, prosopagnosia may be caused by abnormalities, damage, or impairment in a part of the brain that helps with facial perception and memory.
Prosopagnosia, affecting one in 50, is caused by an impairment in the part of the brain that links facial perception and memory.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA) Reward Circuitry, Autism and Games that Teach Social Perceptual Skills tests effects of facial perception games on the brain activity and facial perception skills of 8- to 12-year-old children who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Facial perception expert Dr Anthony Little carried out the study.