There are many ways to assess face perception skills. In this study, we describe a novel task battery FEAST (Facial Expressive Action Stimulus Test) developed to test recognition of identity and expressions of human faces as well as stimulus control categories. The FEAST consists of a neutral and emotional face memory task, a face and shoe identity matching task, a face and house part-to-whole matching task, and a human and animal facial expression matching task. The identity and part-to-whole matching tasks contain both upright and inverted conditions. The results provide reference data of a healthy sample of controls in two age groups for future users of the FEAST.
De Gelder, B., Huis in 't Veld, E., & Van Den Stock, J. (2015). The Facial Expressive Action Stimulus test: A test battery for the assessment of face memory, face and object perception, configuration processing, and facial expression recognition. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, . https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01609