Face processing in humans and new world monkeys: the influence of experiential and ecological factors

@article{Neiworth2006FacePI,
  title={Face processing in humans and new world monkeys: the influence of experiential and ecological factors},
  author={Julie J. Neiworth and Janice M. Hassett and Cara J. Sylvester},
  journal={Animal Cognition},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={125-134}
}
This study tests whether the face-processing system of humans and a nonhuman primate species share characteristics that would allow for early and quick processing of socially salient stimuli: a sensitivity toward conspecific faces, a sensitivity toward highly practiced face stimuli, and an ability to generalize changes in the face that do not suggest a new identity, such as a face differently oriented. The look rates by adult tamarins and humans toward conspecific and other primate faces were… CONTINUE READING