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Understanding the Development Origins of Primate Face Recognition: Theoretical Commentary on Martin-Malivel and Okada (2007)

McKone, Elinor; Crookes, Kate


J. Martin-Malivel and K. Okada (2007, this issue) reported that chimpanzees raised with extensive social contact with humans show face discrimination abilities for human faces that exceed those for conspecific faces. Martin-Malivel and Okada have placed this finding in the theoretical context of the relative role of experience and innate face representations. The present article discusses the logic of the various styles of studies relevant to this question-considering primates without prior...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Behavioral Neuroscience
DOI: 10.1037/0735-7044.121.6.1437


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