Sheep don't forget a face

@article{Kendrick2001SheepDF,
  title={Sheep don't forget a face},
  author={K. Kendrick and A. P. D. Costa and A. Leigh and M. Hinton and Jon W. Peirce},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2001},
  volume={414},
  pages={165-166}
}
  • K. Kendrick, A. P. D. Costa, +2 authors Jon W. Peirce
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Nature
  • The human brain has evolved specialized neural mechanisms for visual recognition of faces, which afford us a remarkable ability to discriminate between, remember and think about many hundreds of different individuals. Sheep also recognize and are attracted to individual sheep and humans by their faces, as they possess similar specialized neural systems in the temporal and frontal lobes for assisting in this important social task, including a greater involvement of the right brain hemisphere… CONTINUE READING

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