Face Recognition and its Disorders by Sarah BateFace Recognition and its Disorders by Sarah Bate

Face Recognition and its Disorders

bySarah Bate

Paperback | October 29, 2012

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Focusing on disorders, Bate unravels the mysteries and intricacies of facial processing from a new perspective, covering cognitive, developmental and clinical issues. Written in an engaging style and encompassing a wealth of detail, this is a must-read for both students and researchers interested in facial recognition.
Sarah Bate is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Bournemouth University, UK. Her doctoral thesis examined face processing impairments in developmental prosopagnosia (faceblindness), and she has continued this work into her postdoctoral research career.
Title:Face Recognition and its DisordersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pagesPublished:October 29, 2012Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230292178

ISBN - 13:9780230292178


Table of Contents

PART I: THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE HEALTHY ADULT FACE PROCESSING SYSTEM.- The Cognitive Psychology of Face Recognition.- The Cognitive Neuroscience of Face Processing.- The Social Value of the Face.- Focus Chapter: Are Faces Special?.- PART II: ACQUIRED AND NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS OF FACE PROCESSING.- Acquire Prosopagnosia.- Delusional Misidentification Syndrome.- Face Processing Deficits in Neuropsychiatric Disorders.- Focus Chapter: What are the Theoretical Implications of Acquired and Neuropsychiatric Disorders of Face Processing?.- PART III: DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS OF FACE PROCESSING.- The Development of the Healthy Face Processing System.- Developmental Prosopagnosia.- Face Processing Deficits in Socio-developmental Disorders.- Focus Chapter: What are the Theoretical Implications of Developmental Disorders of Face Processing?.- PART IV: THE IMPACT, ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF FACE PROCESSING DEFICITS.- Living in a World Without Faces.- Assessment of Face Processing Deficits.- Treatment of Face Processing Deficits.- Focus Chapter: Integration of Theory and Practice.