A New Test to Measure Emotion Recognition Ability: Matsumoto and Ekman's Japanese and Caucasian Brief Affect Recognition Test (JACBART)

@article{Matsumoto2000ANT,
  title={A New Test to Measure Emotion Recognition Ability: Matsumoto and Ekman's Japanese and Caucasian Brief Affect Recognition Test (JACBART)},
  author={David Matsumoto and Jeff Leroux and Carinda Wilson-Cohn and Jake Raroque and Kristie Kooken and Paul Ekman and Nathan Yrizarry and Sherry Loewinger and Hideko Uchida and Albert Yee and Lisa Amo and Angeline Goh},
  journal={Journal of Nonverbal Behavior},
  year={2000},
  volume={24},
  pages={179-209}
}
In this article, we report the development of a new test designed to measure individual differences in emotion recognition ability (ERA), five studies examining the reliability and validity of the scores produced using this test, and the first evidence for a correlation between ERA measured by a standardized test and personality. Utilizing Matsumoto and Ekman's (1988) Japanese and Caucasian Facial Expressions of Emotion (JACFEE) and Neutral Faces (JACNeuF), we call this measure the Japanese and… 

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