Facial expressions linked to monkey calls

  title={Facial expressions linked to monkey calls},
  author={Asif A. Ghazanfar and Nikos K. Logothetis}
he perception of human speech can be enhanced by a combination of auditory and visual signals 1,2. Animals sometimes accompany their vocalizations with distinctive body postures and facial expressions 3 , although it is not known whether their interpretation of these signals is unified. Here we use a paradigm in which 'preferential looking' is monitored to show that rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta), a species that communicates by means of elaborate facial and vocal expression 4–7 , are able to… CONTINUE READING


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