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Improving face recognition in age-related macular degeneration via caricaturing

Lane, Jo; Barnes, Nick; He, Xuming; Essex, Rohan; Maddess, Ted; Rohan, Emilie; Gradden, Tamara; Provis, Jan; McKone, Elinor


Purpose : Patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have difficulty recognising faces and facial expressions. We examined if this could be improved using an image enhancement procedure derived from high-level cortical coding of faces in a perceptual 'face-space', namely caricaturing. Caricaturing exaggerates the ways in which the shape information in an individual face differs from the average. We tested whether caricaturing would improve face identity perception in AMD patients, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Conference paper
Source: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Access Rights: Open Access


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