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Scientists Find How Our Brains Recognize Faces
2012-01-10 12:43:24

A new study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) shines new light on how the human brain can recognize faces, as well as how it can discern actual faces from face-like images or objects.

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2010-07-29 09:53:10

A specific area in our brains is responsible for processing information about human and animal faces, both how we recognize them and how we interpret facial expressions.

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2010-02-25 11:09:01

Two Spanish psychologists and a German neurologist have recently shown that the brain that activates when a person learns a new noun is different from the part used when a verb is learnt.

2009-04-28 11:25:29

Most people are expert readers, but it is something of an enigma that our brain can achieve expertise in such a recent cultural invention, which lies at the interface between vision and language.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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