Categorization of disoriented faces in the cerebral hemispheres of normal and commissurotomized subjects.

@article{Sergent1989CategorizationOD,
  title={Categorization of disoriented faces in the cerebral hemispheres of normal and commissurotomized subjects.},
  author={Justine Sergent and Michael C. Corballis},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={1989},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={
          701-10
        }
}
  • J. Sergent, M. Corballis
  • Published 1 November 1989
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance
We examined the capacity of the cerebral hemispheres to process faces that deviate from canonical perspective. In Experiment 1, normal Ss performed a gender categorization of faces presented at varying angular orientations in the left visual field (LVF) or right visual field (RVF). Orientation affected processing speed, more so in the RVF than in the LVF. The function relating reaction times to disorientation of the faces was approximately monotonic and reflected the increased difficulty in… 
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