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University of California - Santa Barbara

Face Identification Areas

Caption: These are places within a face (green circles) where, on average, each of 50 participants first looked at when trying to identify faces of famous people. A white circle corresponds to the average across all participants. The background is an averaged face across 120 celebrity faces.

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