Human social attention.

  title={Human social attention.},
  author={Elina Birmingham and Alan Kingstone},
  journal={Progress in brain research},
The present chapter suggests that while there is strong evidence that specific brain systems are preferentially biased toward processing gaze information, this specificity is not mirrored by the behavioral data as measured in highly controlled impoverished model tasks. In less controlled tasks, however, such as when observers are left free to look at whatever they want in complex natural scenes, observers focus on people and their eyes. This agrees with one's intuition, and with the neural… CONTINUE READING
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