Oxytocin increases bias, but not accuracy, in face recognition line-ups

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Bate, Sarah; Bennetts, Rachel; Parris, Benjamin; Bindemann, Markus; Udale, Robert;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4483572, doi: 10.1093/scan/nsu150
  • Subject: BF | Original Articles
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Previous work indicates that intranasal inhalation of oxytocin improves face recognition skills, raising the possibility that it may be used in security settings. However, it is unclear whether oxytocin directly acts upon the core face-processing system itself, or indir... View more
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