How monkeys see the eyes: cotton-top tamarins’ reaction to changes in visual attention and action

Abstract

Among social species, the capacity to detect where another individual is looking is adaptive because gaze direction often predicts what an individual is attending to, and thus what its future actions are likely to be. We used an expectancy violation procedure to determine whether cotton-top tamarins (Saguinus oedipus oedipus) use the direction of another… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s100710050033

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