Searched for face in this user's bookmarks. Found 233 results

« earlier   

Psychologists' face off reveals humans can recognise 5,000 people | Science | The Guardian
Through a series of recall and recognition tests on volunteers, the researchers discovered that the human ability to recognise faces varies enormously. The study found that people know between 1,000 and 10,000 faces of friends, family members, colleagues and celebrities, with most racking up about 5,000.
face  recognition  vision 
9 days ago by patrickandrews
Here’s the science behind the Brexit vote and Trump’s rise | Michele Gelfand | Opinion | The Guardian
communities that face financial danger – hunger, poverty, bankruptcy – and higher occupational hazards, are substantially tighter. This helps explain why those on low incomes have consistently told us they desire strong rules and leaders. In fact, when we ask respondents to free-associate from the word “rules”, low-income subjects consistently write positive words such as “good”, “safe” and “structure”, while wealthier ones write down words such as “bad”, “frustrating… [more]
rule  society  culture 
4 weeks ago by patrickandrews
The Fascinating Science Behind Why We See 'Faces' In Objects | Mental Floss
Research has shown that rhesus monkeys see illusory facial features on inanimate objects such as toasters or sliced vegetables.
face  recognition  vision  pareidolia 
may 2018 by patrickandrews
Adults' Brains Are Built To Recognise Faces Better Than Kids' Brains | Gizmodo UK
they analysed the brains of a group of kids and adults with advanced MRI techniques, delivering face and place recognition tests to their subjects. The results showed more structural complexity in certain parts of the brain in the adults than in children, matching improvements in the subjects’ ability to recognise faces
brain  face  recognition 
january 2017 by patrickandrews
Fish Can Recognize Faces, a Surprisingly Human Skill
In experiments, Siebeck and colleagues found the 3.5-inch (9-centimeter) long damselfish can discriminate between individual faces of their own species and those of a similar species, the lemon damselfish. They could also tell the difference between different individuals of their own species.
fish  face  pattern  recognition 
october 2015 by patrickandrews
What It’s Like to Be Profoundly Face-Blind -- Science of Us
Say I showed you a bowl of fruit for 20 seconds. You would remember it as a bowl of fruit. If I let some time pass and asked you to tell me where the apple, pears, and bananas were positioned, you probably wouldn’t be able to. You would have to stare at that bowl of fruit, and commit it to memory, and you would have to know that you had to commit it to memory when you were looking at it.

To tell people apart I have to find a distinguishing feature. And context is huge. If I’m expecting to… [more]
prosopagnosia  vision  face 
july 2015 by patrickandrews
BBC - Future - The superpower police now use to tackle crime
Only seven people scored two standard deviations above the average – the ‘super-recognition’ criterion – which suggested that roughly 1% of the population may be super-recognisers. Studies also found that they aren’t any better than average people at recognising things that aren’t faces, like flowers or chairs. “This suggests the brain uses a higher level of processing for face memory, compared to other visual memory tasks,” Jansari says. The research also showed that all human … [more]
face  recognition  vision 
june 2015 by patrickandrews
When the color we see isn't the color we remember -- ScienceDaily
We can differentiate millions of colors, but to store this information, our brain has a trick," Flombaum said. "We tag the color with a coarse label. That then makes our memories more biased, but still pretty useful."

The findings have broad implications for the understanding of visual working memory. When faced with a multitude of something -- colors, birds, faces -- people tend to remember them later as more prototypical, Flombaum said. It's not that the brain "doesn't have enough space" to… [more]
colour  memory  recognition  classification 
june 2015 by patrickandrews

« earlier   

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags:



Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: