Functional MRI images light up pea-sized regions in the human brain that specialize in recognizing faces more than other objects. (Doris Tsao/Massachusetts General Hospital/MCT
Functional MRI images light up pea-sized regions in the human brain that specialize in recognizing faces more than other objects. (Doris Tsao/Massachusetts General Hospital/MCT Doris Tsao / Massachusetts General Hospital / MCT
Functional MRI images light up pea-sized regions in the human brain that specialize in recognizing faces more than other objects. (Doris Tsao/Massachusetts General Hospital/MCT Doris Tsao / Massachusetts General Hospital / MCT

The ultimate face-recognition tool is in our heads, researchers say

August 21, 2008 02:46 PM