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Face Processing

Psychological, Neuropsychological, and Applied Perspectives

Graham Hole and Victoria Bourne

June 2010

ISBN: 9780199235704

432 pages
Paperback
246x189mm

In Stock

Price: £44.99

Draws on a wealth of studies and research, and a unique combination of psychological, neuropsychological and applied perspectives, to give a balanced introduction to the field.

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Face Processing: psychological, neuropsychological and applied perspectives is the first major textbook for 20 years to provide an insight into this fascinating subject. Drawing on a wealth of studies and research, it is an essential companion for undergraduates studying face processing as part of a psychology degree.

  • The first definitive textbook on face processing for 20 years, published due to strong demand.
  • Unique combination of psychological, neuropsychological and applied perspectives gives the book a truly balanced feel.
  • Clear, accessible style that will appeal to students from a variety of disciplines.
  • Key point summaries and suggested further reading for each chapter helps consolidate and support students' learning.
  • Extensive use of figures illustrate key points and findings throughout.

About the Author(s)

Graham Hole, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Sussex, and Victoria Bourne, Lecturer in Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Dundee

Table of Contents

    Introduction
    I: Psychological Perspectives
    1: Models of human face processing
    2: The nature of facial representations
    3: Processing emotional expression
    4: Faces as social stimuli
    5: The development of face processing - part i, infants
    6: The development of face processing - part ii, childhood
    6: Clinical neuropsychology of face recognition
    7: Clinical neuropsychology of face recognition
    8: Developmental neuropsychological disorders of face processing
    9: The cognitive neuroscience of face processing
    10: Are faces special?
    10: Technology and face processing
    11: Eyewitness identification evidence, and recognition of unfamiliar faces
    12: Own-group biases in face recognition
    13: Technology and facial identification
    Discussion

Reviews

I don't believe there is a text that is comparable. - Dr Melissa A. Lea, Millsaps College, US

This book provides the most comprehensive and clearly written coverage of face perception that I have read to date. - Dr Graham Pike, Department of Psychology,The Open University

Contains one of the most complete and understandable chapters on eye witness that I am aware of. - Dr Olivier Pascalis, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield

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