Face recognition. What are faces for?

Curr Biol. 1995 May 1;5(5):480-2. doi: 10.1016/s0960-9822(95)00096-0.


Recent studies suggest that the recognition of face identity and expression, and the interpretation of socially relevant information conveyed by faces, occur in distinct regions of the primate brain.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Amygdala / physiology
  • Animals
  • Brain / physiology*
  • Brain Mapping
  • Face / physiology*
  • Facial Expression
  • Humans
  • Visual Perception / physiology