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An Ecological Theory of Face Perception

Leslie A. Zebrowitz, P. Matthew Bronstad, and Joann M. Montepare

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents an ecological theory of face perception, which draws on a Gibsonian approach to perception. This theory is offered not as a hypothetico-deductive framework, but rather as a ... More


Object Recognition: Physiological and Computational Insights

Doris Y. Tsao, Charles F. Cadieu, and Margaret S. Livingstone

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Face perception is a microcosm of object recognition processes. The most difficult challenge in object recognition—distinguishing among similar visual forms despite substantial changes in appearance ... More


Faces, Bodies, Social Vision as Agent Vision, and Social Consciousness

Beatrice de Gelder and Marco Tamietto

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses recent findings from research on face and body perception giving special attention to the implications of the findings for social vision. The first section is devoted to ... More


The unexpected effects of experience on the development of multisensory perception in primates

David J. Lewkowicz

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews what is currently known about the development of audiovisual perception in infancy and shows that the ability to perceive multisensory coherence takes time to emerge. In ... More


Development of Specialized Face Perception in Infants: An Information-Processing Perspective

Cara H. Cashon

in Infant Perception and Cognition: Recent Advances, Emerging Theories, and Future Directions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195366709
eISBN:
9780199863969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366709.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Vision

This chapter outlines recent advances in the understanding of infants' developing expertise for certain classes of faces, with an emphasis on the mechanisms that may underlie its development. First, ... More


Face processing and social interaction

Deborah M. Riby

in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan: A neuroconstructivist approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199594818
eISBN:
9780191738166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.003.0068
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

For individuals with Williams syndrome (WS), it is highly likely that face perception does not occur in a typical manner, that the neural underpinnings of these skills do not function in a typical ... More


Face Memory: A Cognitive and Psychophysiological Approach to the Assessment of Antecedents of Emotional Intelligence

Grit Herzmann, Vanessa Danthiir, Wilhelm Oliver, Sommer Werner, and Annekathrin Schacht

in The Science of Emotional Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195181890
eISBN:
9780199847860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181890.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter illustrates an approach to measure individual differences in cognitive abilities, such as specific aspects of emotional intelligence (EI). It focuses on some neglected issues in research ... More


The Cognitive Capitalist: Social Benefits of Perceptual Economy

Douglas Martin and C. Neil Macrae

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter explores the perceptual processes that support the extraction of social information from faces and how these fit within extant models of social cognition. It assesses the efficiency with ... More


Fitting the Mind to the World: Adaptation and After-Effects in High-Level Vision

Colin W. G. Clifford and Gillian Rhodes (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529699
eISBN:
9780191689697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529699.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Adaptation phenomena provide striking examples of perceptual plasticity and offer valuable insight into the mechanisms of visual coding. The technique of psychophysical adaptation has aptly been ... More


From Body Perception to Action Preparation:: A Distributed Neural System for Viewing Bodily Expressions of Emotion

Beatrice de Gelder

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Current models of emotion perception are almost exclusively based on studies of facial expressions. This chapter reviews evidence from psychophysiological, neurophysiological, computational, and ... More


Adaptation and Face Perception: How Aftereffects Implicate Norm-Based Coding of Faces

Gillian Rhodes, Rachel Robbins, Emma Jaquet, Elinor Mckone, Linda Jeffery, and Colin W.G. Clifford

in Fitting the Mind to the World: Adaptation and After-Effects in High-Level Vision

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529699
eISBN:
9780191689697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529699.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Faces provide vital social information which shapes one's interactions. A response to a person depends on one's perception of their identity, sex, age, attractiveness, health, and ethnicity, as well ... More


When is a Face Not a Face?: The Effects of Misorientation on Mechanisims of Face Perception

Janice E. Murray, Gillian Rhodes, and Maria Schuchinsky

in Perception of Faces, Objects, and Scenes: Analytic and Holistic Processes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195313659
eISBN:
9780199848058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313659.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Do large inversion effects for face recognition obtained with nonbrain-damaged participants require a dual route explanation? This chapter points out that impaired performance in an inverted ... More


Distributed Process for Retrieval of Person Knowledge

Maria Ida Gobbini

in Social Neuroscience: Toward Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195316872
eISBN:
9780199893324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316872.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Face perception plays a fundamental and multifaceted role in social communication. It has been proposed that face perception is mediated by a distributed neural system that includes numerous brain ... More


Perceiving Social Category Information from Faces: Using ERPs to Study Person Perception

Tiffany A. Ito

in Social Neuroscience: Toward Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195316872
eISBN:
9780199893324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316872.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The human ability to perceive faces is particularly impressive when considered in the context of the many different social inferences we perform, as well as the high degree of accuracy and relatively ... More


Developmental Origins of Biological Motion Perception

Willem E. Frankenhuis, H. Clark Barrett,, and Scott P. Johnson

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Newborn infants have a special affinity for motion. It is not surprising, therefore, that the perception of biological motion has an important role in the early development of infants. This chapter ... More


Finding the mind's construction in the face

Andrew W. Young

in Face and Mind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524205
eISBN:
9780191689161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524205.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book consists primarily of research and review chapters on face perception published during the previous twelve years. This chapter explains the basics of the approach, points out why the ... More


Face and Mind

Andrew W. Young

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524205
eISBN:
9780191689161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524205.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book consists of a series of research and review chapters on face perception. The book examines the question of how faces are special, in terms of their social, biological, and theoretical ... More


Dissociable deficits after brain injury

Andrew W. Young, F. Newcombe, E.H.F. de Hann, M. Small, and D.C. Hay

in Face and Mind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524205
eISBN:
9780191689161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524205.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Current theoretical models of face perception postulate separate routes for processing information needed in the recognition of a familiar face, for matching photographs of unfamiliar faces, and for ... More


Conclusion

Kelly A. Gates

in Our Biometric Future: Facial Recognition Technology and the Culture of Surveillance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732090
eISBN:
9780814733035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732090.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter argues that although there is a physiological dimension to visual perception, there is no universal way of seeing and of seeing the face. Also, while certain technical ... More


Is Dynamic Face Perception Primary?

Alan Johnston

in Dynamic Faces: Insights from Experiments and Computation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014533
eISBN:
9780262289313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014533.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

In this chapter, the psychophysics of the human perception of dynamic faces is introduced along with a discussion of methodological and technical issues related to dynamic face perception that have ... More


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