Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 5 diseases you risk getting if we run out of water > Health-in-Motion 03 July 2017 How is the brain able to remember and recognise hundreds of different faces? How is the brain able to remember and recognise hundreds of different faces? Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have been able to locate six areas in the brains of humans and other primates that are responsible for identifying faces. These areas contain special types of neurons, called face cells, which are particularly active when we are looking at faces. The face-recognition process is surprisingly simple – by monitoring the electrical activity of just 205 face cells, scientists can reconstruct the face a monkey is seeing. 0 More: Daily Dose: 5 diseases you risk getting if we run out of waterHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical 'Dead' man snores back to life right before his autopsy Fitness What's the deal with pain after exercise? Fitness 10 triathlon mistakes to avoid Fitness 5 reasons you shouldn't exercise with headphones Lifestyle Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Lifestyle Floater alert: Here’s what it means if your poop floats From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?