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Laterality Effect (Face Perception)

Laterality Effect (Face Perception)

Title: Laterality Effect (Face Perception)
Author: Sigurdardottir, Heida Maria   orcid.org/0000-0002-4248-0992
Jozranjbar, Bahareh
Date: 2019
Language: English
Scope: 1-5
University/Institute: Háskóli Íslands
University of Iceland
School: Heilbrigðisvísindasvið (HÍ)
School of Health Sciences (UI)
Department: Sálfræðideild (HÍ)
Faculty of Psychology (UI)
ISBN: 9783319478296
Series: Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior;
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_1780-1
Subject: Face perception; Vision; Vision science; Psychology; Neuroscience; Cognitive neuroscience; Laterality; Cognitive science; Cognitive psychology; Sálfræði; Sjón; Sjónskynjun; Taugavísindi; Hugræn fræði
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11815/1920

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Face recognition is an essential skill that in many species is associated with apparently specialized neurological and cognitive mechanisms. This chapter summarizes some of the behavioral and neuroscientific research on laterality effects in face perception, with a focus on face identity processing in humans and animals.

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