Angry handbags and happy coffee: Our brains see expressions on faces in everyday objects

Updated July 11 2021 - 2:56am, first published July 9 2021 - 5:00am
Human or not, our brains detect expressions the same way in any kind of face. Picture: Shutterstock.

Human brains are great at processing faces quickly, which means we sometimes mistakenly see "faces" in inanimate objects, an error known as face pareidolia.

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