Can holistic processing be learned for inverted faces?

@article{Robbins2003CanHP,
  title={Can holistic processing be learned for inverted faces?},
  author={Rachel A. Robbins and Elinor McKone},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2003},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={79-107}
}
The origin of "special" processing for upright faces has been a matter of ongoing debate. If it is due to generic expertise, as opposed to having some innate component, holistic processing should be learnable for stimuli other than upright faces. Here we assess inverted faces. We trained subjects to discriminate identical twins using up to 1100 exposures to… CONTINUE READING