Rapid orienting toward face-like stimuli with gaze-relevant contrast information.

@article{Tomalski2009RapidOT,
  title={Rapid orienting toward face-like stimuli with gaze-relevant contrast information.},
  author={Przemyslaw Tomalski and Gergely Csibra and Mark H. Johnson},
  journal={Perception},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={569-78}
}
Human faces under natural illumination, and human eyes in their unique morphology, include specific contrast polarity relations that face-detection mechanisms could capitalise on. Newborns have been shown to preferentially orient to simple face-like patterns only when they contain face- or gaze-relevant contrast. We investigated whether human adults show similar preferential orienting towards schematic face-like stimuli, and whether this effect depends on the contrast polarity of the stimuli… CONTINUE READING

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