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Seduction Super-Responders and Hyper-Trusters: The Biology of Affiliative Behavior

Karol M. Pessin

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/9780199738571.003.0243
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews pathological altruism in the context of social biology. In particular, the focus is on the biology that may underlie a “seduction super-responder”—that is, a person who is highly ... More


Faces, Bodies, Social Vision as Agent Vision, and Social Consciousness

Beatrice de Gelder and Marco Tamietto

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses recent findings from research on face and body perception giving special attention to the implications of the findings for social vision. The first section is devoted to ... More


Behavioral Markers and Recognizability of the Smile of Enjoyment

Mark G. Frank, Paul Ekman, and Wallace V. Friesen

in What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179644
eISBN:
9780199847044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179644.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reports a study that selects a sample of smiles on the basis of the best substantiated marker of enjoyment (Duchenne's) and determines whether such smiles also showed the limited ... More


Environmental disturbance and animal communication

Gil G. Rosenthal and Devi Stuart-Fox

in Behavioural Responses to a Changing World: Mechanisms and Consequences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199602568
eISBN:
9780191810121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199602568.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes how human impacts alter animal communication. It addresses the ecological and evolutionary consequences of altered animal communication, and emphasizes on their effects in ... More


Social Signaling, Conflict Management, and the Construction of Peace

Paul Roscoe

in War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199858996
eISBN:
9780199332687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858996.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter addresses the political dimensions of peace. What are the processes that generate and maintain peace within every political community? And what are the processes—economic, ... More


Finding the mind's construction in the face

Andrew W. Young

in Face and Mind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524205
eISBN:
9780191689161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524205.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book consists primarily of research and review chapters on face perception published during the previous twelve years. This chapter explains the basics of the approach, points out why the ... More


The Social Ecology of Meaning

Robin Clark

in Meaningful Games: Exploring Language with Game Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016179
eISBN:
9780262298742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016179.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter examines the problem of lexical content given a context. It uses the notion of focal points to develop a system of social coordination of reference. It argues that these focal points are ... More


The Social Signal Value of Emotions: The Role of Contextual Factors in Social Inferences Drawn From Emotion Displays

Ursula Hess and Shlomo Hareli

in The Science of Facial Expression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190613501
eISBN:
9780190613525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190613501.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the impact of context information on the perception of emotions. Different types of context are discussed and the limits of the influence of context information for the ... More


Deciphering the Unspoken

Francis X. Hezel

in Making Sense of Micronesia: The Logic of Pacific Island Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836610
eISBN:
9780824870652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836610.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ability of Micronesians to decipher the unspoken, to read social situations based on body language and facial gestures. Bragging or overt self-aggrandizement is always in ... More


Anthropoid adaptations: Seeing scenes and signs

Elisabeth A. Murray, Steven P. Wise, Mary K. L. Baldwin, and Kim S. Graham

in The Evolutionary Road to Human Memory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198828051
eISBN:
9780191866708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828051.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

In this chapter, a pig wins the Kentucky Derby; people remember bugs and beasts; and monkeys take flight. But mainly we consider memories that evolved in anthropoids. As these ancestors evolved from ... More


The feature memory system of anthropoids

Elisabeth A. Murray, Steven P. Wise, and Kim S. Graham

in The Evolution of Memory Systems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199686438
eISBN:
9780191766312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686438.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Anthropoid primates enhanced stereoscopic vision and combined it with adaptations for diurnal foraging, including a fovea and full-color vision. Along with these developments, the posterior parietal ... More


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