Susanne Kaiser

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European Journal of Cognitive Psychology Publication details, including instructions for authors and subscription information: Interaction effects of perceived gaze direction and dynamic facial expression: Evidence for appraisal theories of emotion David Sander ab; Didier Grandjean ab; Susanne Kaiser(More)
Facial expression is usually synthesized or predicted on the basis of a given emotion. The prototypical expressions for basic emotions (happiness, sadness, surprise, disgust, anger, and fear) as postulated by discrete emotion psychologists are rather consistently produced and interpreted among different cultures, and can be used as icons to represent a(More)
This article describes the role and functions of facial expressions in human-human and human-computer interactions from a psychological point of view. We introduce our theoretical framework, which is based on componential appraisal theory and describe the methodological and theoretical challenges to studying the role of facial expression in intra-individual(More)
The mechanisms through which people perceive different types of smiles and judge their authenticity remain unclear. Here, 19 different types of smiles were created based on the Facial Action Coding System (FACS), using highly controlled, dynamic avatar faces. Participants observed short videos of smiles while their facial mimicry was measured with(More)
So far, limited research has been carried out to better understand the interplay between the emotions, the use of emotion regulation strategies, and the well-being of professional caregivers of People with Dementia (PwD). This pilot study (N = 43 professional caregivers) aimed to (1) describe the type and frequency of emotions experienced at work; (2)(More)
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