The body-inversion effect.

  title={The body-inversion effect.},
  author={Catherine L. Reed and Valerie E. Stone and Senia Bozova and James Tanaka},
  journal={Psychological science},
  volume={14 4},
Researchers argue that faces are recognized via the configuration of their parts. An important behavioral finding supporting this claim is the face-inversion effect, in which inversion impairs recognition of faces more than nonface objects. Until recently, faces were the only class of objects producing the inversion effect for untrained individuals. This study investigated whether the inversion effect extends to human body positions, a class of objects whose exemplars are structurally similar… CONTINUE READING
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