• gaze
  • That the preference for the average is biological rather than cultural has been supported by studies on babies, who gaze longer at attractive faces than at unattractive ones. (wikipedia.org)
  • B was trained to recognize emotions and faces and follow gaze. (facesay.com)
  • facial
  • To test the hypothesis, he created photographic composite images of the faces of vegetarians and criminals to see if there was a typical facial appearance for each. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, if a female composite (averaged) face made of 32 different faces is overlain with the face of an extremely attractive female model, the two images often line up closely, indicating that the model's facial configuration is very similar to the composite's. (wikipedia.org)
  • Methods: We measured B's facial recognition skills four times over 21 months using the Cambridge Face Memory Test for Children. (facesay.com)
  • children
  • Furthermore, Mark Stauss reported that 10-month-old children respond to average faces in the same way as they respond to attractive faces, and that these infants can extract the average from simply drawn faces consisting of only 4 features. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • Many studies, using different averaging techniques, including the use of line drawings and face profiles, have shown that this is a general principle: average faces are consistently more attractive than the faces used to generate them. (wikipedia.org)
  • others will be unable to discriminate between unknown faces, while still others may not even be able to distinguish a face as being different from an object. (medic8.com)
  • typical
  • Nor is it typical in the sense of common or frequently occurring in the population, though it appears familiar, and is typical in the sense that it is a good example of a face that is representative of the category of faces. (wikipedia.org)
  • He had devised a technique called composite photography, which he believed could be used to identify 'types' by appearance, which he hoped would aid medical diagnosis, and even criminology through the identification of typical criminal faces. (wikipedia.org)