Body orientation and face orientation: two factors controlling apes' behavior from humans.

@article{Kaminski2004BodyOA,
  title={Body orientation and face orientation: two factors controlling apes' behavior from humans.},
  author={Juliane Kaminski and Josep Call and Michael Tomasello},
  journal={Animal cognition},
  year={2004},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={216-23}
}
A number of animal species have evolved the cognitive ability to detect when they are being watched by other individuals. Precisely what kind of information they use to make this determination is unknown. There is particular controversy in the case of the great apes because different studies report conflicting results. In experiment 1, we presented chimpanzees, orangutans, and bonobos with a situation in which they had to request food from a human observer who was in one of various attentional… CONTINUE READING

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