The left perceptual bias for adult and infant faces in adults and 5-year-old children: face age matters.

@article{Proietti2015TheLP,
  title={The left perceptual bias for adult and infant faces in adults and 5-year-old children: face age matters.},
  author={Valentina Proietti and Sarah Pavone and Paola Ricciardelli and Viola Macchi Cassia},
  journal={Laterality},
  year={2015},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={1-21}
}
A large number of studies have shown that adults rely more heavily on information conveyed by the left side of the face in judging emotional state, gender and identity. This phenomenon, called left perceptual bias (LPB), suggests a right hemisphere lateralization of face processing mechanisms. Although specialization of neural mechanisms for processing over-experienced face categories begins during the first year of life, little is known about the developmental trajectory of the LPB and whether… CONTINUE READING