Human's Cognitive Ability to Assess Facial Cues from Photographs: A Study of Sexual Selection in the Bolivian Amazon

@article{Undurraga2010HumansCA,
  title={Human's Cognitive Ability to Assess Facial Cues from Photographs: A Study of Sexual Selection in the Bolivian Amazon},
  author={Eduardo A. Undurraga and Dan T. A. Eisenberg and Oyunbileg Magvanjav and Ruoxue Wang and William R. Leonard and Thomas W. McDade and Victoria Reyes‐Garc{\'i}a and Colleen H. Nyberg and Susan N. Tanner and Tom{\'a}s Huanca and Ricardo A. Godoy},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2010},
  volume={5}
}
Background Evolutionary theory suggests that natural selection favors the evolution of cognitive abilities which allow humans to use facial cues to assess traits of others. The use of facial and somatic cues by humans has been studied mainly in western industrialized countries, leaving unanswered whether results are valid across cultures. Methodology/Principal Findings Our objectives were to test (i) if previous finding about raters' ability to get accurate information about an individual by… Expand
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