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Face perception

Face perception is the process by which the brain and mind understand and interpret the face, particularly the human face.

Facial expressions

Facial expressions are a form of nonverbal communication, and can be voluntary or involuntary. Most people's success rate at reading emotions from facial expression is only a little over 50 percent.

Feral child

A feral child is a child who has lived isolated from human contact starting from a very young age and who has remained unaware of human behaviour and unexposed to language. A feral child is an extremely rare phenomenon.


A fetish (from French fetiche; from Portuguese feitico; from Latin facticius, "to make") is a natural object believed to have supernatural powers, or in particular an object created by people that has power over people.

Fis phenomenon

The fis phenomenon is a phenomenon of child language acquisition that demonstrates that perception of phonemes occurs earlier than the ability of the child to produce those phonemes.

Functionalism (Sociology)

In the social sciences specifically sociology and sociocultural anthropology, functionalism also functional analysis, is a sociological philosophy that originally attempted to explain social institutions as collective means to fill individual biological needs.

Fundamental attribution error

In attribution theory, the fundamental attribution error (sometimes referred to as the actor-observer bias, correspondence bias or overattribution effect) is the tendency for people to over-emphasize dispositional, or personality-based, explanations for behaviors observed in others while under-emphasizing the role and power of situational influences on the same behavior.