How We Learn To See Faces

Faces

Within 200 milliseconds of seeing an image, the brain can decide whether it’s a face or something else. But, how do we learn to recognize faces?

This interesting article from National Geographic looks at old and new findings regarding face perception. E.g. it seems like there’s a sensitive period in newborns for the functional specialization of the neural system for human face processing.

http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2013/09/12/how-we-learn-to-see-faces/

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