A comparative view of face perception.

  title={A comparative view of face perception.},
  author={David A. Leopold and Gillian Rhodes},
  journal={Journal of comparative psychology},
  volume={124 3},
Face perception serves as the basis for much of human social exchange. Diverse information can be extracted about an individual from a single glance at their face, including their identity, emotional state, and direction of attention. Neuropsychological and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) experiments reveal a complex network of specialized areas in the human brain supporting these face-reading skills. Here we consider the evolutionary roots of human face perception by exploring the… CONTINUE READING