Age and emotion affect how we look at a face: visual scan patterns differ for own-age versus other-age emotional faces.

Abstract

We investigated how age of faces and emotion expressed in faces affect young (n=30) and older (n=20) adults' visual inspection while viewing faces and judging their expressions. Overall, expression identification was better for young than older faces, suggesting that interpreting expressions in young faces is easier than in older faces, even for older… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2010.540817

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