Summary: The anterior portion of the head that includes the skin, muscles, and structures of the forehead, eyes, nose, mouth, cheeks, and jaw.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Robust face recognition via sparse representation
    John Wright
    Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 31:210-27. 2009
  2. ncbi Distributed and overlapping representations of faces and objects in ventral temporal cortex
    J V Haxby
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Science 293:2425-30. 2001
  3. pmc Visual adaptation and face perception
    Michael A Webster
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:1702-25. 2011
  4. ncbi Reward circuitry function in autism during face anticipation and outcomes
    Gabriel S Dichter
    Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3366, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:147-60. 2012
  5. ncbi Figural aftereffects in the perception of faces
    M A Webster
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno 89557, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:647-53. 1999
  6. ncbi Unconscious facial reactions to emotional facial expressions
    U Dimberg
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Box 1225, S 751 42 Uppsala, Sweden
    Psychol Sci 11:86-9. 2000
  7. ncbi Adaptation to natural facial categories
    Michael A Webster
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada 89557, USA
    Nature 428:557-61. 2004
  8. pmc Eye contact detection in humans from birth
    Teresa Farroni
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:9602-5. 2002
  9. ncbi Distributed and interactive brain mechanisms during emotion face perception: evidence from functional neuroimaging
    Patrik Vuilleumier
    Laboratory for Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Clinic of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 45:174-94. 2007
  10. ncbi Visual fixation patterns during viewing of naturalistic social situations as predictors of social competence in individuals with autism
    Ami Klin
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University, 230 S Frontage Rd, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:809-16. 2002

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  1. ncbi Robust face recognition via sparse representation
    John Wright
    Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 31:210-27. 2009
    ..This new framework provides new insights into two crucial issues in face recognition: feature extraction and robustness to occlusion...
  2. ncbi Distributed and overlapping representations of faces and objects in ventral temporal cortex
    J V Haxby
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Science 293:2425-30. 2001
    ..These results indicate that the representations of faces and objects in ventral temporal cortex are widely distributed and overlapping...
  3. pmc Visual adaptation and face perception
    Michael A Webster
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:1702-25. 2011
    ..In this review, we explore the consequences of adaptation for human face perception, and the implications of adaptation for understanding the neural-coding schemes underlying the visual ..
  4. ncbi Reward circuitry function in autism during face anticipation and outcomes
    Gabriel S Dichter
    Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3366, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:147-60. 2012
    ..The ASD group demonstrated hyperactivation in bilateral amygdala during face anticipation that predicted social symptom severity and in bilateral insular cortex during face outcomes...
  5. ncbi Figural aftereffects in the perception of faces
    M A Webster
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno 89557, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:647-53. 1999
    ..Prior adaptation strongly biases face perception by causing the original face to appear distorted in a direction opposite to the adapting distortion...
  6. ncbi Unconscious facial reactions to emotional facial expressions
    U Dimberg
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Box 1225, S 751 42 Uppsala, Sweden
    Psychol Sci 11:86-9. 2000
    ..Our results show that both positive and negative emotional reactions can be unconsciously evoked, and particularly that important aspects of emotional face-to-face communication can occur on an unconscious level.
  7. ncbi Adaptation to natural facial categories
    Michael A Webster
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada 89557, USA
    Nature 428:557-61. 2004
    b>Face perception is fundamentally important for judging the characteristics of individuals, such as identification of their gender, age, ethnicity or expression...
  8. pmc Eye contact detection in humans from birth
    Teresa Farroni
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:9602-5. 2002
    ..The exceptionally early sensitivity to mutual gaze demonstrated in these studies is arguably the major foundation for the later development of social skills...
  9. ncbi Distributed and interactive brain mechanisms during emotion face perception: evidence from functional neuroimaging
    Patrik Vuilleumier
    Laboratory for Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Clinic of Neurology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neuropsychologia 45:174-94. 2007
    Brain imaging studies in humans have shown that face processing in several areas is modulated by the affective significance of faces, particularly with fearful expressions, but also with other social signals such gaze direction...
  10. ncbi Visual fixation patterns during viewing of naturalistic social situations as predictors of social competence in individuals with autism
    Ami Klin
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University, 230 S Frontage Rd, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:809-16. 2002
    ..Enhanced ecological validity was intended to maximize between-group effect sizes and assess the predictive utility of experimental variables relative to outcome measures of social competence...
  11. pmc Functional compartmentalization and viewpoint generalization within the macaque face-processing system
    Winrich A Freiwald
    The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Science 330:845-51. 2010
    ..We targeted the recently discovered face-processing network of the macaque monkey that consists of six interconnected face-selective regions and recorded ..
  12. ncbi Distinct spatial frequency sensitivities for processing faces and emotional expressions
    Patrik Vuilleumier
    Laboratory for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Geneva Medical Center, 1 Michel Servet, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Nat Neurosci 6:624-31. 2003
    ..Neural responses in fusiform cortex, and effects of repeating the same face identity upon fusiform activity, were greater with intact or high-spatial-frequency face stimuli than with low-..
  13. ncbi Valid facial cues to cooperation and trust: male facial width and trustworthiness
    M Stirrat
    University of St Andrews, School of Psychology, St Mary s Quad, St Andrews, Fife KY16 0HE, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 21:349-54. 2010
    ..We also measured facial (bizygomatic) width (scaled for face height) because this is a sexually dimorphic, testosterone-linked trait predictive of male aggression...
  14. pmc Close encounters in a pediatric ward: measuring face-to-face proximity and mixing patterns with wearable sensors
    Lorenzo Isella
    Complex Networks and Systems Group, Institute for Scientific Interchange Foundation, Torino, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e17144. 2011
    ..Mathematical models need to be informed with accurate data on contacts among individuals...
  15. ncbi Prototype-referenced shape encoding revealed by high-level aftereffects
    D A Leopold
    , , Germany
    Nat Neurosci 4:89-94. 2001
    ..We found that exposure to an individual face for a few seconds generated a significant and precise bias in the subsequent perception of face identity...
  16. ncbi Abnormal ventral temporal cortical activity during face discrimination among individuals with autism and Asperger syndrome
    R T Schultz
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06520 7900, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:331-40. 2000
    ..Therefore, it is of considerable interest that individuals with autism and related conditions have selective deficits in face recognition (sparing nonface object recognition).
  17. ncbi Subcortical face processing
    Mark H Johnson
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck University of London, 32 Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 6:766-74. 2005
    ..and electrophysiological studies on adults have provided evidence for a fast, low-spatial-frequency, subcortical face-detection pathway that modulates the responses of certain cortical areas to faces and other social stimuli...
  18. ncbi A cortical area selective for visual processing of the human body
    P E Downing
    School of Psychology, Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Wales, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK
    Science 293:2470-3. 2001
    ..This region was found in the lateral occipitotemporal cortex in all subjects tested and apparently reflects a specialized neural system for the visual perception of the human body...
  19. ncbi Is face processing species-specific during the first year of life?
    Olivier Pascalis
    Department of Psychology, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Science 296:1321-3. 2002
    ..Our study aimed to determine whether this perceptual narrowing is unique to language or might also apply to face processing...
  20. pmc The functional basis of face evaluation
    Nikolaas N Oosterhof
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11087-92. 2008
    ..Based on behavioral studies and computer modeling, we develop a 2D model of face evaluation...
  21. ncbi Visual scanning of faces in autism
    Kevin A Pelphrey
    Department of Psychology, UNC Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 32:249-61. 2002
    ..Collectively, these results indicate disorganized processing of face stimuli in autistic individuals and suggest a mechanism that may subserve the social information processing ..
  22. ncbi The fusiform face area subserves face perception, not generic within-category identification
    Kalanit Grill-Spector
    Department of Psychology, Jordan Hall, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nat Neurosci 7:555-62. 2004
    The function of the fusiform face area (FFA), a face-selective region in human extrastriate cortex, is a matter of active debate...
  23. ncbi Defining the face processing network: optimization of the functional localizer in fMRI
    Christopher J Fox
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:1637-51. 2009
    ..signal when viewing faces versus objects are commonly used in functional magnetic resonance imaging studies of face processing...
  24. ncbi Pulling faces: an investigation of the face-distortion aftereffect
    Tamara L Watson
    Colour, Form, and Motion Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Perception 32:1109-16. 2003
    After adaptation to a face distorted to look unnaturally thin or fat, a normal face appears distorted in the opposite direction (Webster and MacLin 1999 Psychonomic Bulletin & Review 6 647-653)...
  25. ncbi Neural systems for recognition of familiar faces
    M Ida Gobbini
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:32-41. 2007
    ..In this manuscript we briefly review our work and work of others on familiar face recognition and propose a modified version of our model of neural systems for face perception with a special ..
  26. ncbi Does physical interstimulus variance account for early electrophysiological face sensitive responses in the human brain? Ten lessons on the N170
    Bruno Rossion
    University of Louvain, Neuve, Belgium
    Neuroimage 39:1959-79. 2008
    ..Martin, C.D., Downing, P., Pegna, A.J. 2007. Controlling for interstimulus perceptual variance abolishes N170 face selectivity...
  27. ncbi Face recognition using laplacianfaces
    Xiaofei He
    Department of Computer Science, The University of Chicago, 1100 E 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 27:328-40. 2005
    We propose an appearance-based face recognition method called the Laplacianface approach. By using Locality Preserving Projections (LPP), the face images are mapped into a face subspace for analysis...
  28. ncbi Aftereffects for face attributes with different natural variability: adapter position effects and neural models
    Rachel Robbins
    School of Psychology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 33:570-92. 2007
    Adaptation to distorted faces is commonly interpreted as a shift in the face-space norm for the adapted attribute. This article shows that the size of the aftereffect varies as a function of the distortion level of the adapter...
  29. ncbi Neural substrates for functionally discriminating self-face from personally familiar faces
    Steven M Platek
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, and Department of Psychiatry, Brain Behavior Laboratory, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:91-8. 2006
    ..Recognition of one's own face is an important parameter of self-recognition, but well-controlled experimental data on the brain substrates of ..
  30. ncbi Emotions in word and face processing: early and late cortical responses
    Annekathrin Schacht
    Department of Psychology, Humboldt University at Berlin, Rudower Chaussee 18, D 12489 Berlin, Germany
    Brain Cogn 69:538-50. 2009
    ..The present study aims to provide more direct evidence for this notion by comparing emotion effects in word and face processing in a within-subject design...
  31. ncbi Beautiful faces have variable reward value: fMRI and behavioral evidence
    I Aharon
    Motivation and Emotion Neuroscience Center, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    Neuron 32:537-51. 2001
    ..An extended set of subcortical and paralimbic reward regions also appear to follow aspects of the keypress rather than the rating procedures, suggesting that reward circuitry function does not include aesthetic assessment...
  32. ncbi Dynamics of the hippocampus during encoding and retrieval of face-name pairs
    Michael M Zeineh
    Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, UCLA School of Medicine, 660 Charles Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7085, USA
    Science 299:577-80. 2003
    ..Activity in the subiculum showed the same temporal decline, but primarily during retrieval. Our results demonstrate that subdivisions within the hippocampus make distinct contributions to new memory formation...
  33. ncbi Differential selectivity for dynamic versus static information in face-selective cortical regions
    David Pitcher
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Neuroimage 56:2356-63. 2011
    Neuroimaging studies have identified multiple face-selective regions in human cortex but the functional division of labor between these regions is not yet clear...
  34. ncbi Allocation of attention to self-name and self-face: An ERP study
    Pawel Tacikowski
    Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Department of Neurophysiology, Laboratory of Psychophysiology, 3, Pasteur Street, 02 093 Warsaw, Poland
    Biol Psychol 84:318-24. 2010
    ..In this ERP study we showed that self-name and self-face when compared with other names and faces, produced very similar patterns of behavioral and neural responses, i.e...
  35. ncbi Using regression to measure holistic face processing reveals a strong link with face recognition ability
    Joseph DeGutis
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center GRECC, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
    Cognition 126:87-100. 2013
    Although holistic processing is thought to underlie normal face recognition ability, widely discrepant reports have recently emerged about this link in an individual differences context...
  36. pmc The motivational salience of infant faces is similar for men and women
    Christine E Parsons
    University Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e20632. 2011
    ..we measured the willingness of men and women to key-press to increase or decrease viewing duration of an infant face. Further analysis of sensitivity to cuteness, categorising infants by degree of infantile features, revealed that ..
  37. ncbi Neuroimaging evidence for dissociable forms of repetition priming
    R Henson
    Wellcome Department of Cognitive Neurology, Institute of Neurology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Science 287:1269-72. 2000
    ..Priming-related responses are therefore not unitary but depend on the presence or absence of preexisting stimulus representations...
  38. ncbi Stuck on you: face-to-face arousal and gaze aversion in Williams syndrome
    Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 14:510-23. 2009
    During face-to-face questioning typically developing children and adults use gaze aversion (GA), away from their questioner, when thinking. GA increases with question difficulty and improves the accuracy of responses...
  39. ncbi Identity-specific face adaptation effects: evidence for abstractive face representations
    Graham Hole
    School of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9QH, UK
    Cognition 119:216-28. 2011
    The effects of selective adaptation on familiar face perception were examined...
  40. ncbi Fast saccades toward faces: face detection in just 100 ms
    Sébastien M Crouzet
    Centre de Recherche Cerveau and Cognition, UMR, CNRS, Universite Toulouse, Toulouse, France
    J Vis 10:16.1-17. 2010
    ..Such results impose very serious constraints on the sorts of processing model that can be invoked and demonstrate that face-selective behavioral responses can be generated extremely rapidly.
  41. ncbi What is adapted in face adaptation? The neural representations of expression in the human visual system
    Christopher J Fox
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada
    Brain Res 1127:80-9. 2007
    ..Adapting to a face, which was used to create morphs between two expressions, substantially biased expression perception within the ..
  42. pmc Interactions between the superior temporal sulcus and auditory cortex mediate dynamic face/voice integration in rhesus monkeys
    Asif A Ghazanfar
    Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, USA
    J Neurosci 28:4457-69. 2008
    ..no similar interactions as a function of stimulus condition, nor did a control condition in which the dynamic face was replaced with a dynamic disk mimicking mouth movements...
  43. ncbi The size-tuning of the face-distortion after-effect
    L Zhao
    Cognitive Sciences Department, University of California at Irvine, SSPA 3151, Irvine, CA 62697, USA
    Vision Res 41:2979-94. 2001
    Recently, Webster and MacLin demonstrated a face-distortion after-effect (FDAE) for both upright and inverted faces: adaptation to a distorted face makes a normal face appear distorted in the direction opposite to the adapting direction...
  44. ncbi Binocular rivalry and visual awareness in human extrastriate cortex
    F Tong
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Neuron 21:753-9. 1998
    We used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to monitor stimulus-selective responses of the human fusiform face area (FFA) and parahippocampal place area (PPA) during binocular rivalry in which a face and a house stimulus were ..
  45. ncbi Specialization in the medial temporal lobe for processing of objects and scenes
    Andy C H Lee
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, UK
    Hippocampus 15:782-97. 2005
    ..These observations provide compelling evidence that the human hippocampus and perirhinal cortex are critical to processes beyond long-term declarative memory and may subserve spatial and object perception, respectively...
  46. ncbi The neural basis of visual body perception
    Marius V Peelen
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2AS, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 8:636-48. 2007
    The human body, like the human face, is a rich source of socially relevant information about other individuals...
  47. pmc A cortical region consisting entirely of face-selective cells
    Doris Y Tsao
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 311:670-4. 2006
    b>Face perception is a skill crucial to primates...
  48. ncbi fMRI of the face-processing network in the ventral temporal lobe of awake and anesthetized macaques
    Shih pi Ku
    Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Spemannstrasse 38, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Neuron 70:352-62. 2011
    ..Studies in macaque monkeys, in contrast, revealed face selectivity predominantly in the STS...
  49. pmc Category-selective background connectivity in ventral visual cortex
    Samuel V Norman-Haignere
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:391-402. 2012
    ..Here we examine how the face-selective fusiform gyrus (FG) and the scene-selective parahippocampal cortex (PHC) interact with each other and ..
  50. pmc Comparing face patch systems in macaques and humans
    Doris Y Tsao
    Institute for Brain Research and Center for Advanced Imaging, University of Bremen, P O Box 330440, D 28334 Bremen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:19514-9. 2008
    b>Face recognition is of central importance for primate social behavior. In both humans and macaques, the visual analysis of faces is supported by a set of specialized face areas...
  51. pmc Infants deploy selective attention to the mouth of a talking face when learning speech
    David J Lewkowicz
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:1431-6. 2012
    ..Overall, the current findings demonstrate that the development of speech production capacity relies on changes in selective audiovisual attention and that this depends critically on early experience...
  52. ncbi Morphing Marilyn into Maggie dissociates physical and identity face representations in the brain
    Pia Rotshtein
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, 12 Queen Square, London, UK
    Nat Neurosci 8:107-13. 2005
    ..In the paired presentations, a second face could be identical to the first, could share perceived identity but differ physically (30% along the morph ..
  53. pmc Does masculinity matter? The contribution of masculine face shape to male attractiveness in humans
    Isabel M L Scott
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e13585. 2010
    ..To date, however, there has been little rigorous assessment of whether, in the presence of variation in other cues, masculinity predicts attractiveness or not...
  54. pmc Ethanol-induced face-brain dysmorphology patterns are correlative and exposure-stage dependent
    Robert J Lipinski
    The Bowles Center For Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e43067. 2012
    ..a novel integration of MRI and dense surface modeling-based shape analysis was applied to characterize concurrent face-brain phenotypes in C57Bl/6J fetuses exposed to ethanol on gestational day (GD)7 or GD8.5...
  55. ncbi Neural correlates of the automatic processing of threat facial signals
    Adam K Anderson
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Neurosci 23:5627-33. 2003
    ..Amygdala processing is thus specific to fear only during attended processing, when cortical processing is undiminished, and more broadly tuned to threat during unattended processing, when cortical processing is diminished...
  56. ncbi Face stimuli effectively prevent brain-computer interface inefficiency in patients with neurodegenerative disease
    Tobias Kaufmann
    Institute of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstr 9 11, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:893-900. 2013
    ..e. flashing characters with superimposed pictures of well-known faces. This new face flashing (FF) paradigm significantly outperformed the commonly used character flashing (CF) approach, i.e...
  57. pmc A comparative view of face perception
    David A Leopold
    Unit on Cognitive Neurophysiology and Imaging, Laboratory of Neuropsychology, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Comp Psychol 124:233-51. 2010
    b>Face perception serves as the basis for much of human social exchange. Diverse information can be extracted about an individual from a single glance at their face, including their identity, emotional state, and direction of attention...
  58. ncbi Let's face it: it's a cortical network
    Alumit Ishai
    Institute of Neuroradiology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroimage 40:415-9. 2008
    b>Face perception elicits activation within a distributed cortical network in the human brain...
  59. ncbi The categorization-individuation model: an integrative account of the other-race recognition deficit
    Kurt Hugenberg
    Psychology Department, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Psychol Rev 117:1168-87. 2010
    ..that same-race faces are better recognized than other-race faces, is one of the best replicated phenomena in face recognition...
  60. ncbi Emotional perception: meta-analyses of face and natural scene processing
    Dean Sabatinelli
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Neuroimage 54:2524-33. 2011
    ..Here we seek to identify similarities and differences across 100 studies of emotional face processing and 57 studies of emotional scene processing, using a coordinate-based meta-analysis technique...
  61. ncbi The Cambridge Face Memory Test: results for neurologically intact individuals and an investigation of its validity using inverted face stimuli and prosopagnosic participants
    Brad Duchaine
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neuropsychologia 44:576-85. 2006
    The two standardized tests of face recognition that are widely used suffer from serious shortcomings [Duchaine, B. & Weidenfeld, A. (2003). An evaluation of two commonly used tests of unfamiliar face recognition...
  62. ncbi Perceptual consequences of face viewpoint adaptation: face viewpoint aftereffect, changes of differential sensitivity to face view, and their relationship
    Juan Chen
    Department of Psychology and Key Laboratory of Machine Perception Ministry of Education, Peking University, Beijing, PR China
    J Vis 10:12.1-11. 2010
    ..In this study, we took advantage of face view adaptation to investigate these issues...
  63. ncbi Individual differences in holistic processing predict face recognition ability
    Ruosi Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning, Beijing Normal University, USA
    Psychol Sci 23:169-77. 2012
    ..In the study reported here, we investigated whether individual differences in holistic face processing have a significant influence on face recognition...
  64. pmc Holistic processing predicts face recognition
    Jennifer J Richler
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:464-71. 2011
    The concept of holistic processing is a cornerstone of face-recognition research...
  65. ncbi Local Jekyll and global Hyde: the dual identity of face identification
    Sébastien Miellet
    Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 22:1518-26. 2011
    The main concern in face-processing research is to understand the processes underlying the identification of faces...
  66. ncbi Resting-state neural activity across face-selective cortical regions is behaviorally relevant
    Qi Zhu
    State Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
    J Neurosci 31:10323-30. 2011
    ..Here we directly test the behavioral relevance of the resting-state correlation between two face-selective regions in human brain, the occipital face area (OFA) and the fusiform face area (FFA)...
  67. ncbi The face and its emotion: right N170 deficits in structural processing and early emotional discrimination in schizophrenic patients and relatives
    Agustin Ibanez
    Institute of Cognitive Neurology, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Psychiatry Res 195:18-26. 2012
    ..In order to examine the N170 markers of face structural and emotional processing, DSM-IV diagnosed schizophrenia probands (n=13), unaffected first-degree ..
  68. ncbi fMRI-adaptation reveals dissociable neural representations of identity and expression in face perception
    J S Winston
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    J Neurophysiol 92:1830-9. 2004
    The distributed model of face processing proposes an anatomical dissociation between brain regions that encode invariant aspects of faces, such as identity, and those that encode changeable aspects of faces, such as expression...
  69. ncbi Face processing occurs outside the fusiform 'face area' in autism: evidence from functional MRI
    K Pierce
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Brain 124:2059-73. 2001
    Processing the human face is at the focal point of most social interactions, yet this simple perceptual task is difficult for individuals with autism, a population that spends limited amounts of time engaged in face-to-face eye contact or ..
  70. pmc Neural representations of faces and body parts in macaque and human cortex: a comparative FMRI study
    Mark A Pinsk
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    J Neurophysiol 101:2581-600. 2009
    ..In the macaque, several face- and body part-selective areas were found located along the superior temporal sulcus (STS) and middle temporal ..
  71. ncbi Distinct representations of eye gaze and identity in the distributed human neural system for face perception
    E A Hoffman
    Section on Functional Brain Imaging, Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Building 10, Room 4C104, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1366, USA
    Nat Neurosci 3:80-4. 2000
    b>Face perception requires representation of invariant aspects that underlie identity recognition as well as representation of changeable aspects, such as eye gaze and expression, that facilitate social communication...
  72. ncbi Abnormal functional connectivity in autism spectrum disorders during face processing
    Natalia M Kleinhans
    Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Box 357115, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Brain 131:1000-12. 2008
    ..We investigated functional connectivity within the limbic system during face identification; a primary component of social cognition, in 19 high-functioning adults with ASD and 21 age-and IQ-..
  73. ncbi Face identity recognition in autism spectrum disorders: a review of behavioral studies
    Sarah Weigelt
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Science and McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1060-84. 2012
    b>Face recognition--the ability to recognize a person from their facial appearance--is essential for normal social interaction. Face recognition deficits have been implicated in the most common disorder of social interaction: autism...
  74. pmc Natural facial motion enhances cortical responses to faces
    Johannes Schultz
    Deptartment of Human Perception, Cognition and Action, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 194:465-75. 2009
    ..Interestingly, individually defined, static-face-sensitive regions in bilateral fusiform gyrus and left inferior occipital gyrus also respond more to dynamic than ..
  75. ncbi Mirror neuron and theory of mind mechanisms involved in face-to-face interactions: a functional magnetic resonance imaging approach to empathy
    Martin Schulte-Rüther
    Research Center Julich, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1354-72. 2007
    ..faces expressing emotions with direct or averted gaze and either focused on their own emotional response to each face (self-task) or evaluated the emotional state expressed by the face (other-task)...
  76. ncbi Facial structure is a reliable cue of aggressive behavior
    Justin M Carré
    Department of Psychology, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Sci 20:1194-8. 2009
    ..These results were replicated in Study 2, in which the exposure to each stimulus face was shortened to 39 ms...
  77. ncbi Are you always on my mind? A review of how face perception and attention interact
    Romina Palermo
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science MACCS, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Sydney, Australia
    Neuropsychologia 45:75-92. 2007
    ..The first section examines whether these aspects of face perception are "automatic", in that they are especially rapid, non-conscious, mandatory and capacity-free...
  78. ncbi Face processing in children with autism: effects of stimulus contents and type
    Leslie L Speer
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Autism 11:265-77. 2007
    Recent eye tracking studies of face processing have produced differing accounts of how and whether children with autism differ from their typically developing peers...
  79. pmc Perception of face parts and face configurations: an FMRI study
    Jia Liu
    Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:203-11. 2010
    ..studies have reported three regions in human ventral visual cortex that respond selectively to faces: the occipital face area (OFA), the fusiform face area (FFA), and a face-selective region in the superior temporal sulcus (fSTS)...
  80. ncbi The cross-category effect: mere social categorization is sufficient to elicit an own-group bias in face recognition
    Michael J Bernstein
    Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:706-12. 2007
    ..extent to which categorizing other people as in-group versus out-group members is sufficient to elicit a pattern of face recognition analogous to that of the CRE, even when perceptual expertise with the stimuli is held constant...
  81. ncbi Inversion and contrast polarity reversal affect both encoding and recognition processes of unfamiliar faces: a repetition study using ERPs
    Roxane J Itier
    CerCo CNRS, Universite Paul Sabatier, 31062 Toulouse, France
    Neuroimage 15:353-72. 2002
    Using ERPs in a face recognition task, we investigated whether inversion and contrast reversal, which seem to disrupt different aspects of face configuration, differentially affected encoding and memory for faces...
  82. ncbi The link between social cognition and self-referential thought in the medial prefrontal cortex
    Jason P Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:1306-15. 2005
    ..These results suggest that self-reflection may be used to infer the mental states of others when they are sufficiently similar to self...
  83. ncbi Standing up for the body. Recent progress in uncovering the networks involved in the perception of bodies and bodily expressions
    Beatrice de Gelder
    Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Laboratory, Tilburg University, P O Box 90153, 5000LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 34:513-27. 2010
    ..addressed the same questions about bodies and bodily expressions that are already familiar from three decades of face and facial expression studies...
  84. ncbi The nature of synthetic face adaptation
    Nicole D Anderson
    Centre for Vision Research, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M3J 1P3
    Vision Res 45:1815-28. 2005
    Recent evidence demonstrates that adapting to a face will systematically bias the perception of faces that lie along the same identity trajectory in geometric face space but not faces that lie along different identity trajectories...
  85. ncbi Understanding the recognition of facial identity and facial expression
    Andrew J Calder
    Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 6:641-51. 2005
    Faces convey a wealth of social signals. A dominant view in face-perception research has been that the recognition of facial identity and facial expression involves separable visual pathways at the functional and neural levels, and data ..
  86. ncbi Differential activation of the amygdala and the 'social brain' during fearful face-processing in Asperger Syndrome
    Chris Ashwin
    Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Department of Psychiatry, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge CB2 2AH, UK
    Neuropsychologia 45:2-14. 2007
    ..There is much evidence showing people with autism use a different cognitive style than controls for face-processing...
  87. ncbi Towards a functional neuroanatomy of self processing: effects of faces and words
    T T Kircher
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry and GKT School of Medicine, De Crespigny Park, SE5 8AF, London, UK
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 10:133-44. 2000
    ..two experiments, brain activation was measured while subjects viewed morphed versions of either their own (self face exp.) or their partner's face (partner's face exp.), alternating in blocks with presentation of an unknown face...
  88. ncbi Face perception is mediated by a distributed cortical network
    Alumit Ishai
    Institute of Neuroradiology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Res Bull 67:87-93. 2005
    The neural system associated with face perception in the human brain was investigated using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)...
  89. ncbi Orientation-contingent face aftereffects and implications for face-coding mechanisms
    Gillian Rhodes
    University of Western Australia, Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Curr Biol 14:2119-23. 2004
    ..This expertise relies on configural coding of spatial relations between face features and/or holistic coding of overall facial structure...
  90. ncbi Fitting the mind to the world: face adaptation and attractiveness aftereffects
    Gillian Rhodes
    University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Psychol Sci 14:558-66. 2003
    ..Recalibration of preferences may have important consequences, given the powerful effects of perceived attractiveness on person perception, mate choice, social interactions, and social outcomes for individuals...
  91. ncbi Diagnosing prosopagnosia: effects of ageing, sex, and participant-stimulus ethnic match on the Cambridge Face Memory Test and Cambridge Face Perception Test
    Devin C Bowles
    Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Cogn Neuropsychol 26:423-55. 2009
    The Cambridge Face Memory Test (CFMT) and Cambridge Face Perception Test (CFPT) have provided the first theoretically strong clinical tests for prosopagnosia based on novel rather than famous faces...
  92. ncbi A network of occipito-temporal face-sensitive areas besides the right middle fusiform gyrus is necessary for normal face processing
    Bruno Rossion
    Unité de Neurosciences Cognitives et Laboratoire de Neurophysiologie, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Brain 126:2381-95. 2003
    ..respond more to pictures of faces than objects in normal human subjects in the middle fusiform gyrus [the 'fusiform face area' (FFA)] and, more posteriorly, in the inferior occipital cortex ['occipital face area' (OFA)], with a right ..
  93. ncbi The cephalic neural crest provides pericytes and smooth muscle cells to all blood vessels of the face and forebrain
    H C Etchevers
    Institut d Embryologie Cellulaire et Moleculaire du CNRS et du College de France, 94736 Nogent sur Marne Cedex, France
    Development 128:1059-68. 2001
    ..Over the course of evolution, the vertebrate subphylum may have exploited the exceptionally broad range of developmental potentialities and the plasticity of NCCs in head remodelling that resulted in the growth of the forebrain...
  94. ncbi Perception and motivation in face recognition: a critical review of theories of the Cross-Race Effect
    Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 16:116-42. 2012
    Although humans possess well-developed face processing expertise, face processing is nevertheless subject to a variety of biases...
  95. ncbi White-matter connectivity between face-responsive regions in the human brain
    Markus Gschwind
    Laboratory for Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 22:1564-76. 2012
    b>Face recognition is of major social importance and involves highly selective brain regions thought to be organized in a distributed functional network...
  96. pmc The naked truth: the face and body sensitive N170 response is enhanced for nude bodies
    Jari K Hietanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    PLoS ONE 6:e24408. 2011
    ..to nude bodies was even greater than that to faces, and the N170 amplitude to bodies was independent of whether the face of the bodies was visible or not. All human stimuli evoked greater N170 responses than did the control stimulus...
  97. pmc Lateralization of face processing in the human brain
    Ming Meng
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2052-61. 2012
    Are visual face processing mechanisms the same in the left and right cerebral hemispheres? The possibility of such 'duplicated processing' seems puzzling in terms of neural resource usage, and we currently lack a precise characterization ..
  98. pmc Large-scale objective phenotyping of 3D facial morphology
    Peter Hammond
    Molecular Medicine Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
    Hum Mutat 33:817-25. 2012
    ..we describe progress over the past decade in three-dimensional (3D) digital imaging and shape analysis of the face, and future prospects for large-scale facial phenotyping...
  99. ncbi Face structure predicts cooperation: men with wider faces are more generous to their in-group when out-group competition is salient
    M Stirrat
    University of St Andrews, St Mary s Quad, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Psychol Sci 23:718-22. 2012
    ..We propose that this finding makes sense given the evolutionary functions of social helpfulness and aggression...
  100. pmc Neural correlates of familiar and unfamiliar face processing in infants at risk for autism spectrum disorders
    Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience, Division of Developmental Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 1 Autumn Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Brain Topogr 24:220-8. 2011
    ..The anticipated developmental effects of emerging hemispheric asymmetry for face-sensitive components (the N290 and P400) were observed, as were familiarity effects for a component related to ..
  101. ncbi The own-age bias in face recognition: a meta-analytic and theoretical review
    Matthew G Rhodes
    Department of Psychology, Colorado State University, FortCollins, CO 80523 1876, USA
    Psychol Bull 138:146-74. 2012
    ..Thus, the OAB appears to be a robust effect that influences the accuracy of face recognition...

Research Grants72

  1. Neural Correlates of Perceptual Expertise for Faces and Letters in Autism
    James McPartland; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..developmental symptoms of ASD, and, throughout the lifespan, individuals with ASD tend to exhibit problems with face recognition along with atypical visual scanning patterns for faces and abnormal hemodynamic brain activity during ..
  2. Neuroanatomy of Emotion in Treatment Resistant Psychosis
    Stephan Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Functional Neuroanatomy of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    Stephan Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Successful completion of the project should lead to an improved understanding of the role of specific brain regions in generating the symptoms of OCD. ..
  4. Face Overgeneralization, Prejudice, and Stereotypes
    LESLIE ZEBROWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It also suggests novel interventions for reducing prejudice. ..
  5. Drug Abuse, Social Decision-Making, and Sex-Related Functional Brain Asymmetry
    DANIEL T TRANEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Effectiveness Trial of Attention Shaping for Schizophrenia
    Steven M Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. Face Impressions: Neuroscience & VR Training and Research
    LESLIE ZEBROWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..of a category changes impressions of new category members, as predicted by the FIOH; 4)virtual reality methods test face overgeneralization hypotheses through behavioral responses to faces in various social contexts...
  8. Emotional Stimulus Processing in Normal Aging & Mild AD
    Christopher Wright; Fiscal Year: 2006
  9. Parieto-Frontal Circuits Underlying Motor Behavior
    Iwona Stepniewska; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..As complex motor behaviors are similar in humans and non-human primates and their motor regions perform similar functions, results will help to understand human brain functions and impairments. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Development of a Skin Cancer Quality of Life Insturment
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2005
  11. Event-Related Potential Correlates of Facial Expression and Gaze Interactions
    Reiko Graham; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal of this project is to provide a better understanding of the biological basis of social intelligence, a skill that critical to healthy human function. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Identification of Novel Biomarkers in HD
    Tatiana Foroud; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Modeling Normal and Impaired lexical Processing
    David Plaut; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Such studies will address the acquisition and generalization of derivational morphology, length effects in word and non-word reading, and the temporal dynamics of morphological processing. ..
  14. Stem Cell-Driven Regeneration of the Mandibular Joint
    Jeremy Mao; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The anticipated findings may have implications in the ultimate fabrication of functional, tissue-engineered human mandibular condyles using autologous human stem cells for clinical implantation. ..
  15. Regulatory Approval Program for Sleep Study Sensors with Embedded Wireless Links
    Kevin Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..FDA approval is required prior to the commercial sale of the device. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Wireless System-on-a-Chip EEG IC For Animal Studies
    Kevin Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This device will support detailed animal neurological studies, which support numerous research areas including Alzheimer's, Huntington's disease, and epilepsy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Stem-Cell Based Tissue Engineering in Regenerative Medicine Conference
    Jeremy Mao; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. A Novel Implant-based Approach for Treating Retrognathic Hyperdivergent Patients
    Peter Buschang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of forward mandibular rotation, which is in turn expected to produce improvements in chin position and lower face height...
  19. Surgical Management of Facial Nerve Injury
    Theresa Hadlock; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The corresponding decrease in synkinesis (unintentional movement of one region of the face during facial expression), and overall higher neural input will improve clinical facial nerve outcomes...
    LYNNE REDER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Evaluating Expectations for Breast Reconstruction
    Andrea Pusic; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. fMRI studies of motivation and executive function
    DANIEL KRAWCZYK; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..I will also include a modified task that will allow for superior modeling of the task periods. Overall, this research will clarify the functional organization of working memory and motivation. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Neural Underpinnings of Familiarity
    CARMEN WESTERBERG; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This hypothesis will be tested by measuring damage to specific subregions of the MTLC in MCI patients, and assessing relationships between such damage and familiarity-based memory performance. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Clinical Ratings of Neurocognition (CRON)
    Joseph Ventura; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..CRON will provide: (1) face-valid measures of severity and change of cognitive dysfunction that will likely be needed for regulatory approval ..
    Tatiana M Foroud; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our goal is to find genetic causes for bone weakening conditions like osteoporosis so better treatments can be developed. ..
  26. Wireless ECG System-On-A-Chip
    Kevin Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..For example, the wireless Bluetooth ECG chip can be combined with a flexible lithium polymer battery to create and ECG signal to network connection that can be integrated within an adhesive electrode. ..
    Tatiana M Foroud; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2. Study the role of parkin mutations in Parkinson's disease. 3. Perform molecular studies to identify PD susceptibility genes. 4. Evaluate putative PD susceptibility genes in a case-control sample. ..
    Jordan Green; Fiscal Year: 2002
  29. Calorie Restriction Effects on Chromosomal Aberrations
    CHARLEEN MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results will be essential in identifying potential mechanisms by which CR acts in cancer prevention and delay of the aging process in long-lived species such as the rhesus monkey and humans. ..
    Kevin Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..All necessary testing for regulatory approval and commercial qualification will be completed during Phase II to allow the system to be produced for human field studies. ..
  31. Stress Reactivity & Protective Factors in Schizophrenia
    Joseph Ventura; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Stem Cell Based Soft Tissue Reconstruction
    Jeremy J Mao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..An interdisciplinary team of biomedical engineers, biologists, biomaterial scientists, imaging scientists and surgical consultants have been assembled to meet the challenges of realizing our goals. ..
  33. Visual Speech Perception and Neural Processing
    LYNNE ESTHER BERNSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Knowledge about learning and plasticity in adults is important, as hearing loss is a frequent occurrence associated with aging. ..
    DAVID LEWKOWICZ; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Charles Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., the fusiform gyrus) as playing a prominent role in face recognition...
  36. Family Imaging Study of Children at Risk for Anxiety
    Jerrold Rosenbaum; Fiscal Year: 2009
  37. Place Representations in the Human Visual System
    Russell A Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As such, this knowledge could be critical for development of rehabilitation strategies in the blind. ..
    Jacek Topczewski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will test the ability of well-established elements of the noncanonical signal transduction pathway, such as Dishevelled and Rho associated kinase 2, to suppress knypek and wnt5 mutant phenotypes. ..
  39. Early Speech Motor Development
    Jordan Green; Fiscal Year: 2009
  40. Multisensory Processing: Plasticity & Accommodation to a Sensory Prosthesis
    LYNNE ESTHER BERNSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It explicitly tests a multisensory approach to sensory training that could generalize to other sensory disorders such as blindness. The project integrates basic science with ongoing clinical practice and with graduate student training. ..
  41. Mapping Abnormal Neurodevelopment in Schizophrenia
    Deanna Barch; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] ..
  42. Understanding Head Development: A Segmental Groundplan of Vertebrates
    Thomas Schilling; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Infancy to Adolescence: fMRI and Risk for Anxiety Disorder
    Carl Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The significance of these efforts for the mental health of adolescents is discussed. ..
  44. Neurocognitive Outcome of Infants of Diabetic Mothers
    Charles Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Given that approximately 10% of all pregnancies are complicated by maternal diabetes, the current project has important implications for public health. ..
  45. PD GWAS Consortium
    Tatiana M Foroud; Fiscal Year: 2010
  46. Zebrafish in Comparative Context: A Symposium
    Thomas Schilling; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. A Cross-Cultural Longitudinal Assessment of FASD (U24)
    Tatiana Foroud; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, we believe these studies will generate important insight regarding the changes that occur in the face both prenatally and postnatally that produce the clinical features associated with FAS and thereby provide improved ..
  48. Mechanisms of visual memory decay
    Jason Gold; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..g., making comparisons amongst X-ray displays, etc.). ..
    Jeremy Mao; Fiscal Year: 2004
  50. Effects of Aging on Learning & Retrieval of Proper Names
    LORI JAMES; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Experiments in both projects address theoretical, empirical, and practical questions about memory for proper names and about how name processing changes in old age. ..
  51. Multilevel Dynamics of Conditional Control Mechanisms
    Gin McCollum; Fiscal Year: 2006
  52. Mechanisms in Face Perception: Psychophysics & fMRI
    Hugh Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Psychophysical experiments using 4-dimensional "face cubes" have already shown that discrimination thresholds are lowest near the mean face for each gender and that ..
  53. Longitudinal Studies Among At-Risk HD Gene Carriers
    Tatiana Foroud; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Functional Tissue Engineering of Articular Condyle
    Jeremy Mao; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The anticipated findings may have implications in the ultimate ex vivo fabrication of tissue-engineered articular condyles using cell-based regenerative approaches. ..
  55. Polysomnograph on a Chip
    Kevin Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed phase II program will complete the design, fabricate and test production ICs, and insert the technology into a production polysomnograph. ..
  56. Bell's Palsy-Randomized Clinical Trial
    John Neely; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This revised planning grant application is to support necessary preparation for the multicenter trial. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Development of Digital Sign System for Indoor Wayfinding by the Visually Impaired
    Kevin Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The Digital Sign System is a significant new technology to helping wayfinding for people with vision loss because of the low cost required for a facility to implement it. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Tatiana Foroud; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These studies will result in more sophisticated genetic analyses of alcoholism related data, as well as the development of optimum sampling designs for more efficient gene identification. ..
    Roger Ratcliff; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Reorganization of Visual Cortex in Macular Disease
    Nancy Kanwisher; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e. that part of the surviving retina that MD subjects use preferentially for tasks such as reading and face recognition), iv) that FRRC will be found only when the scotomas cover the fovea, not when the fovea is spared and ..
  61. Sensory Re-training following Orthognathic Surgery
    Ceib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our primary focus will be on the patient's perception of the negative impact of altered sensation on daily life. ..
  62. Conference: Attention and Performance
    Nancy Kanwisher; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  63. Effectiveness of Intervention on Health
    Lisa Brosseau; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is expected that the difference in mean pre- and post-study outcome beliefs (and perhaps intentions and attitudes) will be greater in the intervention than the control group. ..
  64. Understanding Other Minds; fMRI Investigations
    Nancy Kanwisher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  65. Developmental Orgins of Human Extrastriate Areas
    Nancy Kanwisher; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..extrastriate areas, each of which responds quite selectively to a specific kind of visual information: the fusiform face area (FFA) for faces; the parahippocampal place area (PPA) for the spatial structure of scenes, the extrastriate ..
    Nancy Kanwisher; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..e. route planning (the Route-Planning Hypothesis) ..
  67. Brain Basis of the Development of Human Working Memory
    MORIAH THOMASON; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will examine regionally specific DTI correlates of WM capacities in children. The fMRI, DTI, and BOLD measures ought to be informative about how the maintenance of information in WM differs between children and adults. ..
  68. Adolescent Social Phobia and Neurophysiological Function
    Christopher Monk; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal is to identify neurobiological and behavioral events that underlie the development of childhood anxiety disorders. ..
    Nancy Kanwisher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  70. Medial Temporal Lobe Contributions to Memory
    DEBORAH HANNULA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  71. Modeling the Nonmanuals in American Sign Language
    Ronnie Wilbur; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Such a system is not feasible without the ability to handle ASL nonmanuals, which carry grammatical information. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  72. CRCNS: A model-based investigation of face processing in autism
    Maximilian Riesenhuber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For example, many studies have shown that individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are impaired in face recognition, possibly contributing to their difficulty in social interaction...