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Luca Tommasi, Mary A. Peterson, and Lynn Nadel

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780262012935

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262012935.001.0001

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Neuroethology of Attention in Primates

Neuroethology of Attention in Primates

(p.281) 14 Neuroethology of Attention in Primates
Cognitive Biology

Stephen V. Shepherd

Michael L. Platt

The MIT Press

This chapter discusses studies that combine ethological and psychophysical approaches that extensively probe the mechanisms of attention in both human and nonhuman primates. It investigates patterns of visual orienting behavior in naturalistic social and physical settings by recording social cues or gaze behavior in primates such as ring-tailed lemurs and macaques.

Keywords:   attention, primates, nonhuman primates, visual orienting behavior, social cues, gaze behavior

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