Researchers report small, but deliberate changes in a person's facial appearance are effective in identity deception.
Face pareidolia, the phenomenon of seeing facelike structures in inanimate objects, is a perceptual phenomenon that occurs when sensory input is processed by visual mechanisms that have evolved to extract social content from human faces.
A new study reveals we are consciously aware of and automatically attend to our own face, even when we are not aware of it.
According to researchers, people almost always perceive Mona Lisa's facial expression as being happy.
A large replication study found no evidence that inducing people to smile or frown affected their emotional states.
Researchers report that within the visual processing areas, information about a personally familiar or visually familiar face is shared across the brains of those with the same friends or acquaintances. Additionally, shared information about personally familiar faces extends to areas of the brain implicated in social processing, suggesting there is shared social information across the brain.
According to researchers, while teens with ASD do have a difficult time recognizing emotion from facial expressions, the types of mistakes they make are similar to those of the same age without ASD.
Key brain areas associated with facial recognition were absent in monkeys who were temporaily deprived of seeing faces while growing up, a new study reports. The findings suggest experience and exposure is key to the brain's ability to recognize faces.
According to researchers, Bond villain Biofeld doesn't have a good grasp of neuroanatomy.