Line drawings of faces reduce configural processing.

  title={Line drawings of faces reduce configural processing.},
  author={Helmut Leder},
  volume={25 3},
The highly specialised skill of face recognition found in humans is thought to be dependent on the processing of a combination of edge-based and surface-based information, and of single-feature as well as of configural information. An investigation was carried out into how the saliency of facial information differs between faces presented as line drawings and the same faces presented as photographs. In experiment 1, the participants showed a decreased sensitivity in their detection of changed… CONTINUE READING
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