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Primate Neuroethology$
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Michael Platt and Asif Ghazanfar

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780195326598

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.001.0001

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Neuroethology of Attention in Primates

Neuroethology of Attention in Primates

(p.525) Chapter 26 Neuroethology of Attention in Primates
Primate Neuroethology

Stephen V. Shepherd

Michael L. Platt

Oxford University Press

This chapter reviews the neural mechanisms underlying social attention in primates. It suggests that the neural systems mediating visual orienting behavior are intrinsically sensitive to social cues in the environment, thereby promoting the adaptive acquisition of behaviorally relevant social information.

Keywords:   social attention, social behavior, primates, neural mechanisms, visual orientation

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