Recognizing Grandmother

Using fMRI to probe face cells in the monkey temporal lobe, a study shows that these face-responsive cells appear to be feature detectors, but only work this way in the holistic construct of a face.

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Figure 1: Faces and features.

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Jagadeesh, B. Recognizing Grandmother. Nat Neurosci 12, 1083–1085 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn0909-1083

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