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 SA scientists make key coronavirus discovery - the lead researcher tells us more 2020-04-07 12:42 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Coronavirus 101 – here's what you need to know Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Why teens find physical distancing tough Medical US study finds Covid-19 seldom severe in kids Medical Some coronavirus deaths caused by extreme reaction from immune system Medical How to weather self-isolation during the new coronavirus pandemic 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.