Angry faces are more resistant to forgetting than are happy faces: directed forgetting effects on the identity of emotional faces

@article{Tay2017AngryFA,
  title={Angry faces are more resistant to forgetting than are happy faces: directed forgetting effects on the identity of emotional faces},
  author={Peter Kay Chai Tay and H. Yang},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={29},
  pages={855 - 865}
}
  • Peter Kay Chai Tay, H. Yang
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Cognitive Psychology
  • ABSTRACT Using the item-method directed forgetting paradigm (i.e. intentionally forgetting specified information), we examined directed forgetting of facial identity as a function of facial expression and the sex of the expresser and perceiver. Participants were presented with happy and angry male and female faces cued for either forgetting or remembering, and were then asked to recognise previously studied faces from among a series of neutral faces. For each recognised test face, participants… CONTINUE READING
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