Mechanisms of face perception.

@article{Tsao2008MechanismsOF,
  title={Mechanisms of face perception.},
  author={Doris Ying Tsao and Margaret S. Livingstone},
  journal={Annual review of neuroscience},
  year={2008},
  volume={31},
  pages={411-37}
}
Faces are among the most informative stimuli we ever perceive: Even a split-second glimpse of a person's face tells us his identity, sex, mood, age, race, and direction of attention. The specialness of face processing is acknowledged in the artificial vision community, where contests for face-recognition algorithms abound. Neurological evidence strongly implicates a dedicated machinery for face processing in the human brain to explain the double dissociability of face- and object-recognition… CONTINUE READING
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