Brain signals of face processing as revealed by event-related potential

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dc.contributor.author Olivares Carreño, Ela Isabel es_ES
dc.contributor.author Iglesias Dorado, Jaime es_ES
dc.contributor.author Saavedra, Cristina es_ES
dc.contributor.author Trujillo-Barreto, Nelson J. es_ES
dc.contributor.author Valdés-Sosa, Mitchell es_ES
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Psicología Biológica y de la Salud es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-18T17:49:31Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-18T17:49:31Z
dc.date.issued 2015-01-01
dc.identifier.citation Behavioural Neurology 2015 (2015): 514361 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0953-4180 (print) en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1875-8584 (online) en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/670921 en_US
dc.description.abstract We analyze the functional significance of different event-related potentials (ERPs) as electrophysiological indices of face perception and face recognition, according to cognitive and neurofunctional models of face processing. Initially, the processing of faces seems to be supported by early extrastriate occipital cortices and revealed by modulations of the occipital P1. This early response is thought to reflect the detection of certain primary structural aspects indicating the presence grosso modo of a face within the visual field.The posterior-temporal N170 is more sensitive to the detection of faces as complex-structured stimuli and, therefore, to the presence of its distinctive organizational characteristics prior to within-category identification. In turn, the relatively late and probably more rostrally generated N250r and N400-like responses might respectively indicate processes of access and retrieval of face-related information, which is stored in long-term memory (LTM). New methods of analysis of electrophysiological and neuroanatomical data, namely, dynamic causal modeling, single-trial and time-frequency analyses, are highly recommended to advance in the knowledge of those brain mechanisms concerning face processing en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This work was supported by “Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad” (Spain, I + D + I National Programme, PSI2013-46007-P) en_US
dc.format.extent 16 pag es_ES
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Hindawi Publishing Corporation en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Behavioural Neurology en_US
dc.rights © 2015 Ela I. Olivares et al. es_ES
dc.subject.other Pattern recognition en_US
dc.subject.other Evoked potentials en_US
dc.subject.other Perceptual decision making en_US
dc.title Brain signals of face processing as revealed by event-related potential en_US
dc.type article en_US
dc.subject.eciencia Psicología es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.1155/2015/514361 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 514361 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 514361 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 2015 es_ES
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. PSI2013-46007-P es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en_US
dc.rights.cc Reconocimiento en_US
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dc.authorUAM Olivares Carreño, Ela Isabel (260547)
dc.authorUAM Iglesias Dorado, Jaime (259907)
dc.authorUAM Saavedra Arroyo, Cristina (260070)


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