Studies

Recent scientific studies concerning the human face

social perception

  • Neuroimaging of person perception: A social-visual interface
    by Rottke  |  03 May

     Highlights: 1.) The visual system is able to extract an enormous amount of socially relevant information from the face, including social categories, personality traits, and emotion. 2.)Faces convey an enormous amount of socially-relevant information. 3.) A social-visual interface is described, in which top-down social cognitive processes may shape visual perception of faces.