Sinha - Facial recognition points

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What is the 1st point about resolution?
Humans can recognise familiar faces in very low-resolution images.
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How is this effect increased?
Increased with familiarity of person.
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How are facial features processed?
Holistically. This has implications for facial reconstruction.
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Which facial features are the most important?
The eyebrows and hairline.
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What does illumination change?
Changes influence recognition (suspect may look very different in poor light).
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What helps recognition?
Motion of the face helps recognition.
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What does there appear to be which are developed in infancy?
Appears to be specialised neurones for facial recognition.
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What may have been processed by 2 different systems?
Face identity and expression.
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Increased with familiarity of person.

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