Development of face recognition.

  title={Development of face recognition.},
  author={Myung Sook Chung and Donald M. Thomson},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  volume={86 ( Pt 1)},
In this article, research findings from studies which have examined the developmental pattern for recognition of unfamiliar faces and relevant theories are reviewed. Recognition of faces was found to improve with age from about five years to adulthood, with some studies reporting a dip during early adolescence. Two neuropsychological explanations (development of hemisphere specialization and maturational changes) and four information processing explanations (depth of face processing, pattern of… CONTINUE READING

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