Brain systems for assessing the affective value of faces

@article{Said2011BrainSF,
  title={Brain systems for assessing the affective value of faces},
  author={Christopher P. Said and James V. Haxby and Alexander Todorov},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={366},
  pages={1660 - 1670}
}
Cognitive neuroscience research on facial expression recognition and face evaluation has proliferated over the past 15 years. Nevertheless, large questions remain unanswered. In this overview, we discuss the current understanding in the field, and describe what is known and what remains unknown. In §2, we describe three types of behavioural evidence that the perception of traits in neutral faces is related to the perception of facial expressions, and may rely on the same mechanisms. In §3, we… 

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