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Interpreting thoughts from your gaze. What children and apes read into the direction of gaze. Why look at the eyes? Why not look at feet or mouth?. Butterworth: By 18 months, infants are highly proficient in tracking their mother ’ s direction of gaze.

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Interpreting thoughts from your gaze

Interpreting thoughts from your gaze

What children and apes read into the direction of gaze


Why look at the eyes why not look at feet or mouth
Why look at the eyes? Why not look at feet or mouth?

  • Butterworth: By 18 months, infants are highly proficient in tracking their mother’s direction of gaze.


Lobmaier et al 2006 experimental psychology
Lobmaier et al (2006)Experimental Psychology


What are the benefits of being able to track gaze direction

It’s a wug

It’s a geewokker!

What are the benefits of being able to track gaze direction?

  • 1. Social referencing. Source et al. (1985)

  • 2. Language development: Baldwin (1994)

  • 3. Understanding the mind behind the utterance: Robinson & Mitchell (1992)


Can chimps follow gaze povinelli eddy 1996
Can chimps follow gaze?Povinelli & Eddy (1996)


Can children with autism interpret gaze
Can children with autism interpret gaze?

  • Baron-Cohen: The Eye Direction Detector as a brain module that effectively is the seat of our understanding of the mind.


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