The neural representation of personally familiar and unfamiliar faces in the distributed system for face perception

@inproceedings{Castello2017TheNR,
  title={The neural representation of personally familiar and unfamiliar faces in the distributed system for face perception},
  author={Matteo Visconti di Oleggio Castello and Yaroslav O. Halchenko and J. Swaroop Guntupalli and Jason D. Gors and Maria Ida Gobbini},
  year={2017}
}
The face processing network consists of a core system, involved in the processing of visual appearance of faces, and an extended system, involved in the retrieval of person-knowledge and other nonvisual information associated with faces. Behavioral evidence shows that personally familiar faces are processed in a more robust and efficient way than unfamiliar faces. Personally familiar faces evoke a stronger activation in the extended system as compared to faces of strangers. This increased… CONTINUE READING