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    • Capturing Specific Abilities as a Window into Human Individuality: The Example of Face Recognition 

      Wilmer, Jeremy Bennet; Germine, Laura Thi; Chabris, Christopher; Chatterjee, Garga; Gerbasi, Margaret E; Nakayama, Ken (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      Proper characterization of each individual's unique pattern of strengths and weaknesses requires good measures of diverse abilities. Here, we advocate combining our growing understanding of neural and cognitive mechanisms ...
    • Face recognition: a model specific ability 

      Wilmer, Jeremy B.; Germine, Laura T.; Nakayama, Ken (Frontiers Media S.A., 2014)
      In our everyday lives, we view it as a matter of course that different people are good at different things. It can be surprising, in this context, to learn that most of what is known about cognitive ability variation across ...
    • No Global Processing Deficit in the Navon Task in 14 Developmental Prosopagnosics 

      Duchaine, Bradley; Yovel, Galit; Nakayama, Ken (Oxford University Press, 2007)
      Faces are represented in a more configural or holistic manner than other objects. Substantial evidence indicates that this representation results from face-specific mechanisms, but some have argued that it is produced by ...