The Impact of Early Bilingualism on Face Recognition Processes

  title={The Impact of Early Bilingualism on Face Recognition Processes},
  author={Sonia Kandel and Sabine Burfin and David M{\'e}ary and Elisa Ruiz-Tada and Albert Costa and Olivier Pascalis},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
Early linguistic experience has an impact on the way we decode audiovisual speech in face-to-face communication. The present study examined whether differences in visual speech decoding could be linked to a broader difference in face processing. To identify a phoneme we have to do an analysis of the speaker's face to focus on the relevant cues for speech decoding (e.g., locating the mouth with respect to the eyes). Face recognition processes were investigated through two classic effects in face… CONTINUE READING
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