Discrimination of familiar human faces in dogs (Canis familiaris)

@inproceedings{Huber2013DiscriminationOF,
  title={Discrimination of familiar human faces in dogs (Canis familiaris)},
  author={Ludwig Huber and Ana{\"i}s Racca and Billy Scaf and Zsofia Viranyi and Friederike Range},
  booktitle={Learning and motivation},
  year={2013}
}
Faces are an important visual category for many taxa, and the human face is no exception to this. Because faces differ in subtle ways and possess many idiosyncratic features, they provide a rich source of perceptual cues. A fair amount of those cues are learned through social interactions and are used for future identification of individual humans. These effects of individual experience can be studied particularly well in hetero-specific face perception. Domestic dogs represent a perfect model… CONTINUE READING
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