Study Participants (image) The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Share Print E-Mail Caption Imagine you're walking down a busy street like Times Square in New York. There are tons of people around. As you make your way through the crowd, your brain notices several faces but ignores the rest. Why is that? What are the processes that determine which faces our brain 'chooses' to see and those it allows to fade into the background? Researchers observed that the facial dimensions that were most quickly registered by participants were ones that indicated power and dominance. Credit Hebrew University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.