Facial affect perception in alcoholics.

  title={Facial affect perception in alcoholics.},
  author={Elisa Frigerio and D Michael Burt and Barbara Montagne and Lindsey K Murray and David I Perrett},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  volume={113 1-2},
Satisfactory interpersonal interaction involves understanding others' facial expressions. Alcoholic individuals often have severe interpersonal difficulties that may relate to poor and distorted perception of facial expressions. The importance of attention direction has been highlighted by the finding, in recent primate studies, of neurons responsible for the detection of attention direction. Studies on humans suggest that expression perception is modulated by attention direction (whether the… CONTINUE READING

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