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2012-10-13 04:00:44

Frown lines and heavy brows are weighing down most women. And if the mirror is reflecting a tired, unhappy or angry face, consider a forehead lift, injection or dermal filler to refresh and rejuvenate. Park City, UT (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 Is a facial expression attracting people or turning them off? Is it a mirror for personality or creating a false impression? And how much is aging to blame for any negative reaction that is being generated? While a woman might be a happy, contented and...

2012-07-09 11:25:10

Photographs of faces may not be adequate proof of a person's identity and this could have serious implications for the accuracy of passport photographs in determining identity. Research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) shows that an image of a person may look strikingly different from one image to the next. We are told not to smile in our passport photos as a smile distorts the face; but the opposite may actually be true, and a poker face may be the one which distorts...

2012-05-21 23:01:57

“Natural moisturizer on face” report is released by Free face cream Ltd. The news has hit the forum attached to the Company´s website. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 The best natural face moisturizer creams along with the best natural face care methods form the main content of a new report that has just been released by Free face cream Ltd. The new report can be downloaded right now at Free face cream Ltd. Anton Rogers, one of the leading Directors at Free face...

2012-04-26 23:00:06

Comedian Andrew Goffman, star of the off-Broadway show "The Accidental Pervert," is holding a contest that pays $500 for the funniest personal story in honor of Tell A Story Day on April 27. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 Comedian Andrew Goffman, star of the off-Broadway show "The Accidental Pervert," is holding a contest that pays $500 for the funniest personal story in honor of Tell A Story Day on April 27. "No one starts out to be a pervert. It's life that does it to you." So...

2012-03-19 19:13:45

A team of researchers that includes a USC scientist has methodically demonstrated that a face's features or constituents — more than the face per se — are the key to recognizing a person. Their study, which goes against the common belief that brains process faces "holistically," appears this month in Psychological Science. In addition to shedding light on the way the brain functions, these results may help scientists understand rare facial recognition disorders. Humans...

2012-02-06 13:37:18

Cultural differences between the West and East are well documented, but a study shows that concrete differences also exist in how British and Chinese people recognize people and the world around them.  Easterners really do look at the world differently to Westerners, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). "British and Chinese people process visual information in very different ways," explains researcher Dr David Kelly from Royal Holloway,...

2011-12-03 11:19:22

“Face recognition is an important social skill, but not all of us are equally good at it,” says Beijing Normal University cognitive psychologist Jia Liu. But what accounts for the difference? A new study by Liu and colleagues Ruosi Wang, Jingguang Li, Huizhen Fang, and Moqian Tian provides the first experimental evidence that the inequality of abilities is rooted in the unique way in which the mind perceives faces. “Individuals who process faces more...

2011-11-21 12:16:34

Whether comparing a man and a woman or a parent and a baby, we can still see when two people of different age or sex are genetically related. How do we know that people are part of a family? Findings from a new study published in the Journal of Vision increases our understanding of the brain's ability to see through these underlying variations in facial structure. "Being able to see the family resemblance between faces that have some underlying difference, such as the difference between...

2011-10-04 09:36:32

In a close-up headshot, Serena Williams´ eyes are pressed tensely closed; her mouth is wide open, teeth bared. Her face looks enraged. Now zoom out: The tennis star is on the court, racket in hand, fist clenched in victory. She´s not angry. She´s ecstatic, having just beaten her sister Venus at the 2008 U.S. Open. “Humans are exquisitely sensitive to context, and that can very dramatically shape what is seen in a face,” says psychologist Lisa Feldman Barrett of...

2011-09-09 11:33:14

We know that in keeping the body physically healthy, the mind both conscious and unconscious is a principle actor. Indeed, research has shown that the biological, or physiological, immune system that fights pathogens once they've entered the body can be kick-started by the "behavioral immune system," with which we notice, feel repulsed by, and act to avoid people who might make us sick. Now a study in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal published by the Association for...