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Specialized brain for the social vision: perspectives from typical and atypical development

Farroni, Teresa and Senju, Atsushi (2010) Specialized brain for the social vision: perspectives from typical and atypical development. In: Adams, R.B. and Ambady, N. and Nakayama, K. and Shimojo, S. (eds.) The Science of Social Vision. Oxford series in visual cognition. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, pp. 421-444. ISBN 9780195333176.

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the development and neural basis of face and eye gaze processing in typical and atypical developmental populations. Contrary to the view that there are innate mechanisms, interactive specialization emphasizes the importance of the gradual specialization of individual regions through their emerging role within brain networks starting from a few initial predispositions.

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School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
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Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2012 11:31
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:33
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/4675

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