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Faces of Perception

It's tough to explain how people so easily tell one face from another

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2:14pm, June 29, 2001

Newborn babies are wrinkled, wide-eyed strangers in a strange land of light, shadow, and color. Nonetheless, these little bundles of visual innocence take an immediate shine to faces.

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