Oxford Handbook of Face Perception

Hardcover | August 4, 2011

EditorAndy Calder, Gillian Rhodes, Mark Johnson

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The human face is unique among social stimuli in conveying such a variety of different characteristics. A person's identity, sex, race, age, emotional state, focus of attention, facial speech patterns, and attractiveness are all detected and interpreted with relative ease from the face. Humansalso display a surprising degree of consistency in the extent to which personality traits, such as trustworthiness and likeability, are attributed to faces. In the past thirty years, face perception has become an area of major interest within psychology, with a rapidly expanding research base. Yetuntil now, there has been no comprehensive reference work bringing together this ever growing body of research. The Oxford Handbook of Face Perception is the most comprehensive and commanding review of the field ever published. It looks at the functional and neural mechanisms underlying the perception, representation, and interpretation of facial characteristics, such as identity, expression, eye gaze,attractiveness, personality, and race. It examines the development of these processes, their neural correlates in both human and non-human primates, congenital and acquired disorders resulting from their breakdown, and the theoretical and computational frameworks for their underlying mechanisms.With chapters by an international team of leading authorities from the brain sciences, the book is a landmark publication on face perception.For anyone looking for the definitive text on this burgeoning field, this is the essential book.

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The human face is unique among social stimuli in conveying such a variety of different characteristics. A person's identity, sex, race, age, emotional state, focus of attention, facial speech patterns, and attractiveness are all detected and interpreted with relative ease from the face. Humansalso display a surprising degree of consist...

Andy Calder, MRC Senior researcher for the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the University of Cambridge. Gillian Rhodes is a professor for the School of Psychology at the University of Western Australia. Mark Johnson is a professor for the Department of Psychology and the director of Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development at B...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:944 pagesPublished:August 4, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Approaches to Studying Face Processing1. Mark Johnson: Face perception: a developmental perspective2. Alice O'Toole: Cognitive and computational approaches to face recognition3. Leslie Zebrowitz: Ecological and social approaches to face perception4. Edmund Rolls: Face neurons5. Andy Young: Disorders of face perception6. Jim Haxby and Maria Gobbini: Distributed neural systems for face perception7. Nancy Kanwisher and Jason Barton: The functional architecture of the face system: integrating evidence from fMRI and patient studies8. Vicki Bruce: Applied research in face processingPerceiving and Remembering Faces9. Elinor McKone and Rachel Robbins: Are faces special?10. Jim Tanaka and Iris Gordon: Features, configuratiton and holistic face processing11. Lisa Scott: Face perception and perceptual expertise in adult and developmental populations12. Bruno Rossion and Caroline Michel: An experience-based holistic account of the other-race face effect13. Kurt Hugenberg, Don Sacco, Steven Young, and Michael Bernstein: Social Categorization Influences Face Perception and Face Memory14. Gill Rhodes and David Leopold: Adaptive norm-based coding of face identity15. Mike Burton and Rob Jenkins: Unfamiliar face perception16. Rod Lindsay, Jamal K. Mansour, Michelle I. Bertrand, Natalie Kalmet, and Elisabeth Whaley: Face recognition in eyewitness memory17. Martin Eimer: The face-sensitive N170 component of the event-related brain potential18. Stefan Schweinberger: Neurophysiological correlates of face perception19. David Pitcher, Vincent Walsh, and Bradley Duchaine: Transcranial magnetic stimulation studies of face processing20. Thomas Vetter and Mirella Walker: Computer-generated images in face perception21. Gary Cottrell and Janet Hsiao: Neurocomputational models of face processingReading Faces22. Andy Calder: Does facial identity and facial expression recognition involve separate visual routes?23. Patrik Vuilleumier and Ruthger Righart: Attention and automaticity in processing facial expressions24. Nalini Ambady and Max Weisbuch: On Perceiving Facial Expressions: The Role of Culture and Context25. Marian Stewart Bartlett and Jacob Whitehill: Automated facial expression measurement : Recent applications to basic research in human behavior, learning, and education26. Elaine Fox and Konstantina Zougkou: Influence of Personality Traits on Processing of Facial Expressions27. Beatrice de Gelder and Jan Van den Stock: Real faces, real emotions: perceiving facial expressions in naturalistic contexts of voices, bodies and scenes28. Steven Tipper and Andrew Bayliss: The impact of social gaze perception on attention29. Ralph Adolphs and Elina Birmingham: Neural Substrates of Social Perception30. Kevin Pelphrey and Brent C. Vander Wyk: Functional and Neural Mechanisms for Eye Gaze Processing31. Ruth Campbell: Speechreading - what's MISS-ing?32. Alexander Todorov, Chris Said and Sara Verosky: Personality impressions from facial appearance33. Ian Penton-Voak and Edward Morrison: Structure, expression, and motion in facial attractivenessComparative and Developmental Perspectives34. Keith Kendrick and Jianfeng Feng: Neural encoding principles in face perception revealed using non-primate models35. Lisa Parr and Erin Hecht: Facial perception in nonhuman primates36. Winrich Freiwald and Doris Tsao: Taking apart the neural machinery of face processing37. Olivier Pascalis and Sylvia Wirth: Recognising the faces of other species: What can a limited skill tell us about face processing?38. Michelle de Haan: The neuro-development of face perception39. Kang Lee, Gizelle Anzures, Paul Quinn, Alan Slater, and Olivier Pascalis: Development of face processing expertise40. Daphne Maurer and Cathy Mondloch: Sensitive periods in face perceptionDisorders - Prosopagnosia, Neuropsychiatric and Developmental Disorders41. Marlene Behrmann, Galia Avidan, and Mayu Nishimura: Impairments in Face Perception42. Brad Duchaine: Developmental prosopagnosia: Cognitive, neural, and developmental investigations43. Sara Webb, Susan Faja, and Geraldine Dawson: Face processing in autism44. Mary Phillips: Face perception in schizophrenia and mood disorders45. Robyn Langdon: Delusions and faces