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Lookup NU author(s): Professor Anya Hurlbert


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By demonstrating that adaptation to a particular face can bias the subsequent perception of familiar faces, a new study supports the prototype theory of face recognition. These results also suggest that the prototype face is formed by averaging and can change with experience.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Hurlbert A

Publication type: Note

Publication status: Published

Journal: Nature Neuroscience

Year: 2001

Volume: 4

Issue: 1

Pages: 3-5

Print publication date: 01/01/2001

ISSN (print): 1097-6256

ISSN (electronic): 1546-1726


DOI: 10.1038/82877

PubMed id: 11135632