More specifically, children use social cues in order to comprehend and learn about their surroundings.
A person's face allows others to gain information about that person, which is helpful when it comes to social interaction.
The fusiform face area of the human brain plays a large role in face perception and recognition; however it does not provide useful information for processing emotion recognition, emotional tone, shared attention, impulsive activation of person knowledge and trait implications based on facial appearance.
One's perception of social cues is often impacted by other cues in the environment.
According to Zaki, using a combination of experience sharing, mentalizing and other processes is essential to understanding complex social cues.
Judgments made by others are greatly influenced by facial appearance from multiple cues.