Face and Mind

Face and Mind

by Andrew Young
     
 

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Face and Mind provides an excellent summary of the most important theo retical and empirical work done on face perception in recent years. Th is collection of seminal research and review papers examines the quest ion of how faces are special, in terms of their social, biological, an d theoretical roles, and seeks to determine what our understanding of the face can

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Face and Mind provides an excellent summary of the most important theo retical and empirical work done on face perception in recent years. Th is collection of seminal research and review papers examines the quest ion of how faces are special, in terms of their social, biological, an d theoretical roles, and seeks to determine what our understanding of the face can tell us about the human brain. The book addresses a wide range of topics, including how the mind processes, remembers, and reca lls different faces; covert face recognition; faces in social and biol ogical contexts; errors in everyday face recognition; delusional misid entifications; and dissociable deficits after brain injury, among othe rs. This fascinating book will be of interest to researchers, academic s, and students in psychology, neuropsychology, and cognitive science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198524205
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
Oxford Cognitive Science Series, #2
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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