Horses Remember Facial Expressions of People They Have Seen Before – Neuroscience News


Researchers reveal a horse can read and remember people’s emotional facial expressions.

A study by the Universities of Sussex and Portsmouth reveals that horses can read and then remember people’s emotional expressions, enabling them to use this information to identify people who could pose a potential threat.

Published today, Thursday 26 April 2018, in the journal, Current Biology, the paper ‘Animals remember previous facial expressions that specific humans have exhibited’ is authored by a team of psychologists, co-led by Professor Karen McComb from the University of Sussex and Dr Leanne Proops, from the University of Portsmouth – both specialists in animal behaviour.

Source: Horses Remember Facial Expressions of People They Have Seen Before

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