Featural-Configural Processing. Another, more narrow and perhaps more controversial criterion of face expertise is the ability to process configural as opposed to featural information during face identity recognition ().Although feature information may be useful for adult face recognition, researchers have shown that adults rely heavily on, and are highly proficient at processing facial Cited by:
Face perception is an individual's understanding and interpretation of the face, particularly the human face, especially in relation to the associated information processing in the brain.. The proportions and expressions of the human face are important to identify origin, emotional tendencies, health qualities, and some social information.
Conversely, less frequent eye contact in ASD may result from difficulties in processing facial information. Longitudinal studies of face-processing development and the role of experience, in ASD and normal children, are needed to evaluate these divergent possibilities. Such studies may determine whether there is indeed a correlation between Cited by:
Facial Processing. What's the first thing you notice upon entering a room? For most of us, it's people or, more specifically, people's faces. Faces hold a special power for us, perhaps more so than art or objects.