Social Mood Conference  |  Socionomics Foundation

June 14, 2017

In less than a second, humans can identify a face and form a visual memory that lasts for years. Facial recognition is an important evolutionary advantage to distinguish friends from foes. Two biologists from Caltech say they have identified the code for how faces are recognized:

“Their experiments were based on electrical recordings from face cells, the name given to neurons that respond with a burst of electric signals when an image of a face is presented to the retina.” (New York Times)

Speech patterns, body temperature, chemo signals and facial expressions may someday help measure social mood.

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