Explaining Sad People’s Memory Advantage for Faces


Sad people recognize faces more accurately than happy people (Hills et al., 2011). We devised four hypotheses for this finding that are tested between in the current study. The four hypotheses are: (1) sad people engage in more expert processing associated with face processing; (2) sad people are motivated to be more accurate than happy people in an attempt… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00207


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