Jeffery, Linda; McKone, Elinor; Haynes, Rebecca; Firth, Eloise; Pellicano, Elizabeth; Rhodes, Gillian
Children's performance on face perception tests does not reach adult levels until adolescence, a result which, a priori, could be due to qualitative change in face mechanisms with age, quantitative change in these mechanisms, or improvements in general cognitive abilities that are not face-specific (e.g., memory, attention). In adults, the major functional mechanisms of face recognition include holistic/configural processing and face-space coding. Previous research has established that...[Show more]
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