[A model of two-dimensional placement of the facial expressions of emotion].

  title={[A model of two-dimensional placement of the facial expressions of emotion].},
  author={Susumu Shibui and Kazuo Shigemasu},
  journal={Shinrigaku kenkyu : The Japanese journal of psychology},
  volume={76 2},
It is a fundamental question whether facial expressions are processed categorically or continuously in the multidimensional space. According to Young, Rowland, Calder, Etcoff, Seth, and Perrett (1997), two-dimensional model predicts that: (i) transitions between expressions should be continuous, and (ii) at least some transitions between expressions should pass through a central neutral region or a region corresponding to a third emotion. We investigated this issue using schematic facial… CONTINUE READING

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