Brad Duchaine

|Chair, Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences

My lab uses neuropsychology, psychophysics, neuroimaging, and twin studies to explore the cognitive, neural, developmental, and genetic basis of social perception. Much of our work focuses on prosopagnosia, a condition defined by severe face recognition deficits.


Moore Hall 450
Bradley C Duchaine


  • B.A., Marquette University, 1994
  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2001

Selected Publications

  • Dalrymple, K. & Duchaine, B. (2016). Impaired face detection may explain some but not all cases of developmental prosopagnosia. Developmental Science19(3), 440-451.

  • Duchaine, B. & Yovel, G. (2015). A revised neural framework for face processing. Annual Review of Vision Science, 1: 393-416.

  • Rezlescu, C., Pitcher, D., Barton, J.J.S., & Duchaine, B. (2014). Normal acquisition of expertise with greebles in two cases of acquired prosopagnosia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111: 5123-5128.

  • Eimer, M, Gosling, A, & Duchaine, B. (2012). Electrophysiological markers of covert face recognition in developmental prosopagnosia. Brain, 135: 542-54.

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Works In Progress

2016-2019  NSF, Testing and building models of face perception via acquired prosopagnosia