Not sure how this interesting new study relates to prosopagnosia

Holistic Processing for Other-Race Faces in Chinese Participants Occurs for Upright but Not Inverted Faces.

Kate CrookesSimone Favelle, and William G. Hayward

Frontiers in Psychology. 2013; 4: 29. Published online 2013 January 31. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00029 PMCID: PMC3560099

“… despite showing strong holistic processing for other-race faces, Asian participants do show an other-race effect in memory (e.g., Asian participants show better memory for Asian than Caucasian faces).”

So what is the relationship between holistic processing and face memory?

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02643290903343149?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3dpubmed

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19921582

http://www.sciencewa.net.au/topics/social-science/item/2004-weaker-holistic-processing-explains-why-caucasians-struggle-to-tell-asian-faces-apart.html

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