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dc.contributor.authorGirges, C-
dc.contributor.authorO Brien, J-
dc.contributor.authorSpencer, J-
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-24T14:42:35Z-
dc.date.available2015-07-03-
dc.date.available2016-02-24T14:42:35Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationSocial Neuroscience, (2015)en_US
dc.identifier.issn1747-0919-
dc.identifier.issn1747-0927-
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17470919.2015.1061689-
dc.identifier.urihttp://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/12172-
dc.description.abstractSeveral neuroimaging studies have revealed that the superior temporal sulcus (STS) is highly implicated in the processing of facial motion. A limitation of these investigations, however, is that many of them utilize unnatural stimuli (e.g., morphed videos) or those which contain many confounding spatial cues. As a result, the underlying mechanisms may not be fully engaged during such perception. The aim of the current study was to build upon the existing literature by implementing highly detailed and accurate models of facial movement. Accordingly, neurologically healthy participants viewed simultaneous sequences of rigid and nonrigid motion that was retargeted onto a standard computer generated imagery face model. Their task was to discriminate between different facial motion videos in a two-alternative forced choice paradigm. Presentations varied between upright and inverted orientations. In corroboration with previous data, the perception of natural facial motion strongly activated a portion of the posterior STS. The analysis also revealed engagement of the lingual gyrus, fusiform gyrus, precentral gyrus, and cerebellum. These findings therefore suggest that the processing of dynamic facial information is supported by a network of visuomotor substrates.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.subjectFace perceptionen_US
dc.subjectFacial motionen_US
dc.subjectFunctional MRIen_US
dc.subjectSuperior temporal sulcusen_US
dc.titleNeural correlates of facial motion perceptionen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470919.2015.1061689-
dc.relation.isPartOfSocial Neuroscience-
pubs.publication-statusAccepted-
pubs.publication-statusAccepted-
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