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.
Thus, the spherical model in the present study is the basis for the analysis of the results of EPD recording in the occipital and temporal cortex in order to reveal the participation of these areas in the process of human facial perception.
The new findings on facial perception make sense, comments psychologist Paul C.
All were unaware of the purpose of the experiment, and none had participated in tests of facial perception or recognition before.
The book leaves the reader with a rounded sense of the history and the breadth of facial perception research, from the evolutionary work of Darwin and the stumbling science of Galton, to the marvels of modern technology.