04.19_Perception4

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Unformatted text preview: S. J. Luck All rights reserved 1 S. J. Luck All Rights Reserved Perception IV All human faces have largely the same geon structural description Same basic parts in same categorical positions Some variation (glasses, hair), but this does not have a big impact on our ability to identify individuals Instead, faces differ primarily in metric properties Sizes and shapes of parts and distances between them Faces are largely perceived and stored holistically Minimal decomposition into parts Relationships among parts are crucial Perception of inverted or miscolored faces is very different from perception of normal faces Faces are largely perceived and stored holistically Minimal decomposition into parts Relationships among parts are crucial Perception of inverted or miscolored faces is very different from perception of normal faces Other objects are not strongly inuenced by inversion Relationships among parts are more easily perceived for upright than inverted faces The Thatcher Illusion Thompson (1980) S. J. Luck All rights reserved 2 Neurons in inferotemporal cortex are selective for faces First discovered by Charlie Gross in the early 1970 Desimone (1991)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2010 for the course PSC PSC100 taught by Professor Luck during the Spring '10 term at UC Davis.

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