Eye contact detection in humans from birth

@article{Farroni2002EyeCD,
  title={Eye contact detection in humans from birth},
  author={Teresa Farroni and Gergely Csibra and Francesca Simion and Mark H. Johnson},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2002},
  volume={99},
  pages={9602 - 9605}
}
  • Teresa Farroni, Gergely Csibra, +1 author Mark H. Johnson
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • Making eye contact is the most powerful mode of establishing a communicative link between humans. During their first year of life, infants learn rapidly that the looking behaviors of others conveys significant information. Two experiments were carried out to demonstrate special sensitivity to direct eye contact from birth. The first experiment tested the ability of 2- to 5-day-old newborns to discriminate between direct and averted gaze. In the second experiment, we measured 4-month-old infants… CONTINUE READING

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