Do the eyes have it? Cues to the direction of social attention

  title={Do the eyes have it? Cues to the direction of social attention},
  author={Stephen R. H. Langton and Roger J. Watt and Vicki Bruce},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
The face communicates an impressive amount of visual information. We use it to identify its owner, how they are feeling and to help us understand what they are saying. Models of face processing have considered how we extract such meaning from the face but have ignored another important signal - eye gaze. In this article we begin by reviewing evidence from recent neurophysiological studies that suggests that the eyes constitute a special stimulus in at least two senses. First, the structure of… CONTINUE READING
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