Beyond Beauty and After Affect: An Event Perception Approach to Perceiving Faces

  • Diane S. Berry


It has often been suggested that we make a life out of reading people’s faces. In recent years, researchers have demonstrated a growing interest in just how we accomplish this feat. In fact, publications in the area of face perception have increased by more than 3,000% during the past 2 decades (Ellis, 1981). One line of this research has utilized our impressive capacity to recognize and recall faces as a domain in which to test ideas about human cognition (for a review, see Davies, Ellis, & Shepherd, 1981).


Facial Expression Event Perception Social Perception Facial Motion Facial Appearance 
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