Identification and ratings of caricatures: Implications for mental representations of faces

  title={Identification and ratings of caricatures: Implications for mental representations of faces},
  author={G. Rhodes and S. Brennan and S. Carey},
  journal={Cognitive Psychology},
  • G. Rhodes, S. Brennan, S. Carey
  • Published 1987
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Abstract S. Brennan (1985, Leonardo , 18 , 170–178) has developed a computer-implemented caricature generator based on a holistic theory of caricature. A face is represented by 37 lines, based on a fixed set of 169 points. Caricatures are produced by exaggerating all metric differences between a face and a norm. Anticaricatures can be created by reducing all the differences between a face and a norm. Caricatures of familiar faces were identified more quickly than veridical line drawings, which… CONTINUE READING
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