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Neuroethology of Attention in Primates

Stephen V. Shepherd and Michael L. Platt

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

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 ... More


INVESTIGATING SOCIAL ATTENTION: A CASE FOR INCREASING STIMULUS COMPLEXITY IN THE LABORATORY

Elina Birmingham, Jelena Ristic, and Alan Kingstone

in Cognitive Neuroscience, Development, and Psychopathology: Typical and Atypical Developmental Trajectories of Attention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195315455
eISBN:
9780199979066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315455.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Gaze following, a key component of social attention, has received substantial research interest over the past few decades. There has been an increasing trend to study gaze following using controlled ... More


Everyone’s Friend? The Case of Williams Syndrome

Deborah M. Riby, Vicki Bruce, and Ali Jawaid

in Pathological Altruism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199738571
eISBN:
9780199918669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738571.003.0092
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Williams syndrome is a genetic disorder that creates distinctive cognitive, behavioral, and social profiles. In this chapter, we explore components of the social profile associated with the disorder ... More


Development of Selectivity

Holly Alliger Ruff and Mary Klevjord Rothbart

in Attention in Early Development: Themes and Variations

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195136326
eISBN:
9780199894031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136326.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers the processes that determine what is selected for attention and how changing selection reflects developmental transitions. Although what is selected depends on the developing ... More


Social Movements and the Focus of Emotional Attention

Randall Collins

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Social movements, when successful, are crescive, emergent phenomena. This chapter suggests that in order to understand the shape of their emergent and transient pathways across time, we need to ... More


Social learning and social problem solving

Ádám Miklósi

in Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199646661
eISBN:
9780191796302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646661.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines social learning and social problem solving in dogs. It discusses the functional considerations of social learning; social attention; behavioural conformity and synchronisation; ... More


Tracing Data—Paying Attention: Interpreting Digital Methods Through Valuation Studies and Gibson’s Theory of Perception

Anders Koed Madsen

in Making Things Valuable

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198712282
eISBN:
9780191780769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712282.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

Methods of social enquiry can be understood as valuation-devices because they enable people to prioritize social attention in situations where this resource is scarce. This chapter discusses a new ... More


How Apes Use Gestures: The Issue of Flexibility

Josep Call

in Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151214
eISBN:
9780262281027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151214.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents a summary of the results on gestural communication in apes, and provides an important empirical base for speculations about the role of manual dexterity in language evolution. ... More


Bonobos, chimpanzees and tools: Integrating species-specific psychological biases and socio-ecology

Josep Call

in Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198728511
eISBN:
9780191795381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728511.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Over the years there has been some controversy regarding the comparison between chimpanzees and bonobos. Whereas some authors have stressed their differences, others have stressed their similarities. ... More


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