Faces in-between: evaluations reflect the interplay of facial features and task-dependent fluency.

@article{Winkielman2015FacesIE,
  title={Faces in-between: evaluations reflect the interplay of facial features and task-dependent fluency.},
  author={Piotr Winkielman and Michal Olszanowski and Mateusz Gola},
  journal={Emotion},
  year={2015},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          232-42
        }
}
Facial features influence social evaluations. For example, faces are rated as more attractive and trustworthy when they have more smiling features and also more female features. However, the influence of facial features on evaluations should be qualified by the affective consequences of fluency (cognitive ease) with which such features are processed. Further, fluency (along with its affective consequences) should depend on whether the current task highlights conflict between specific features… Expand
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