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The role of holistic processing in face perception: evidence from the face inversion effect

Taubert, Jessica; Apthorp, Deborah; Aagten-Murphy, David; Alais, David

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A large body of research supports the hypothesis that the human visual system does not process a face as a collection of separable facial features but as an integrated perceptual whole. One common assumption is that we quickly build holistic representations to extract useful second-order information provided by the variation between the faces of different individuals. An alternative account suggests holistic processing is a fast, early grouping process that first serves to distinguish faces...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-04-07
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/13478
Source: Vision Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2011.04.002

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