Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > 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 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Is tying the knot tied to a longer life span? 2019-10-18 16:45 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Why maintaining a healthy weight is important in adulthood Sex 3 signs you should talk to your doctor about your low sex drive Fitness Do you have to wash gym clothes after every workout? Medical Frequent drinking is more harmful than binges – and increases the risk of a common heart disorder Mental health 9 things your employer can do to help you with your mental health issues at work News Child support grant: 'We sometimes go to bed on an empty stomach' Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.