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Brain Cells Recognize Celebrities

We know there are brain cells in specific parts of the brain that seem to turn on only in response to pictures or individual images.

10/17/2014

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Study Of Monkey Brain Is Revealing

Almost all of the neurons in one area of a monkey’s brain – called the face patch – responded at least twice as strongly to faces, as they did to other objects.

03/04/2014

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Study: Your Dog Probably Recognizes Your Face — Even In Photos

Researchers say the canines studied studied the faces of familiar humans for longer than unfamiliar ones.

12/19/2013

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When It Comes To Recognizing Someone, Body Of Person May Be More Important Than Face

While most people think they rely heavily on facial features to recognize a friend from afar, a new study disputes that.

10/15/2013

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Fast Access App

FastAccess is a facial recognition app that lets you log on to banking and other sensitive sites by simply looking at the screen.

05/13/2013

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Facial Blindness

Facial blindness has always been a mystery but Stanford researchers have isolated the problem to a part of the brain called the fusiform gyrus.

11/02/2012

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NJ To Run Visual Matching On All of State’s Driver’s License Photos

As part of a growing national trend, the State of New Jersey is about to check every driver’s license in the state for visual duplicates.

01/20/2012

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