How do we recognise a face behind a mask? Expert discussion with Eilidh Noyes on Slovenian radio station PRVI

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Facial perception is extremely important to humans, including evolutionarily, and the brain devotes a good part of its capabilities and networks to this ability, says Dr. Eilidh Noyes, a cognitive neuroscientist researching facial perception and recognition. The identification of faces and emotions is extremely important, but what happens when the face is obscured by a mask? How does this affect the recognition of familiar and how unfamiliar faces? What does this mean for forensics and what does this mean for our relationships? 

Period7 May 2020

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