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Social NeuroscienceToward Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind$
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Alexander Todorov, Susan Fiske, and Deborah Prentice

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195316872

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316872.001.0001

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Distributed Process for Retrieval of Person Knowledge

Distributed Process for Retrieval of Person Knowledge

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(p.40) Chapter 3 Distributed Process for Retrieval of Person Knowledge
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Social Neuroscience
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Maria Ida Gobbini

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316872.003.0003

Face perception plays a fundamental and multifaceted role in social communication. It has been proposed that face perception is mediated by a distributed neural system that includes numerous brain regions, including face-selective regions in the extrastriate visual cortex (the “core system”) and areas for other functions such as emotion, action understanding, and person knowledge. This chapter focuses on the aspects of this distributed system that are involved in recognition of familiar faces and the concomitant activation of associated person knowledge and emotion. It presents an amplified version of a model that explicitly incorporates the systems for familiar face recognition and for understanding facial gestures such as expression and eye gaze.

Keywords:   face perception, social communication, face recognition, extrastriate visual cortex, emotion, person knowledge

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