Recognising Faces


How we recognise faces, and identify age and gender by them.

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Year Produced: 1998
Running time: 21 minutes


Psychologist Mark Coulson links together a series of sequences illustrating aspects of recognising, recreating and reconstructing faces. Photographs, cartoons and computer graphics demonstrate how we identify age and gender, how we recognise the features of a face, and what these features can mean. Includes a discussion of facial surgery.