Face familiarity promotes stable identity recognition: exploring face perception using serial dependence

@inproceedings{Kok2017FaceFP,
  title={Face familiarity promotes stable identity recognition: exploring face perception using serial dependence},
  author={Rebecca Kok and Jessica Taubert and Erik van der Burg and Gillian Rhodes and David Alais},
  booktitle={Royal Society open science},
  year={2017}
}
Studies suggest that familiar faces are processed in a manner distinct from unfamiliar faces and that familiarity with a face confers an advantage in identity recognition. Our visual system seems to capitalize on experience to build stable face representations that are impervious to variation in retinal input that may occur due to changes in lighting, viewpoint, viewing distance, eye movements, etc. Emerging evidence also suggests that our visual system maintains a continuous perception of a… CONTINUE READING