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Macmillan Higher Education

Face Recognition and its Disorders

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Paperback - 9780230292178

11 December 2012

$65.00

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Ebook - 9781137292773

09 September 2017

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Focusing on disorders, Bate unravels the mysteries and intricacies of facial processing from a new perspective, covering cognitive, developmental and clinical issues. Written in an engaging style and encompassing a wealth of...

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Focusing on disorders, Bate unravels the mysteries and intricacies of facial processing from a new perspective, covering cognitive, developmental and clinical issues. Written in an engaging style and encompassing a wealth of detail, this is a must-read for both students and researchers interested in facial recognition.

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The focus on disorders offers a unique perspective to facial processing
Face Recognition/Perception is an increasingly popular module and research project topic
Takes a novel interdisciplinary approach covering cognitive, developmental and clinical issues in face processing

PART I: THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE HEALTHY ADULT FACE PROCESSING SYSTEM
The Cognitive Psychology of Face Recognition
The Cognitive Neuroscience of Face Processing
The Social Value of the Face
Focus Chapter: Are Faces Special?
PART II: ACQUIRED AND NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS OF FACE PROCESSING
Acquire Prosopagnosia
Delusional Misidentification Syndrome
Face Processing Deficits in Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Focus Chapter: What are the Theoretical Implications of Acquired and Neuropsychiatric Disorders of Face Processing?
PART III: DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS OF FACE PROCESSING
The Development of the Healthy Face Processing System
Developmental Prosopagnosia
Face Processing Deficits in Socio-developmental Disorders
Focus Chapter: What are the Theoretical Implications of Developmental Disorders of Face Processing?
PART IV: THE IMPACT, ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF FACE PROCESSING DEFICITS
Living in a World Without Faces
Assessment of Face Processing Deficits
Treatment of Face Processing Deficits
Focus Chapter: Integration of Theory and Practice.

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Sarah Bate is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Bournemouth University, UK. Her doctoral thesis examined face processing impairments in developmental prosopagnosia (faceblindness), and she has continued this work into her postdoctoral research career.

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Sarah Bate is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Bournemouth University, UK. Her doctoral thesis examined face processing impairments in developmental prosopagnosia (faceblindness), and she has continued this work into her postdoctoral research career.

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