Dangerous animals capture and maintain attention in humans

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Jessica L. Yorzinski; Michael J. Penkunas; Michael L. Platt; Richard G. Coss;
(2014)

Predation is a major source of natural selection on primates and may have shaped attentional processes that allow primates to rapidly detect dangerous animals. Because ancestral humans were subjected to predation, a process that continues at very low frequencies, we exa... View more
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