Empathy, emotion dysregulation, and enhanced microexpression recognition ability

  title={Empathy, emotion dysregulation, and enhanced microexpression recognition ability},
  author={Elena Svetieva and Mark G. Frank},
  journal={Motivation and Emotion},
The present study examined empathy and emotion dysregulation, two individual traits related to the perception and experience of others’ emotions, and the recognition of both spontaneous and standardized microexpressions of emotion. Ninety-three participants viewed a stimulus set of natural (spontaneous) microexpressions in addition to completing a standardized test of microexpression recognition ability, as well as completing questionnaires on empathy and emotion dysregulation. Results indicate… 

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