Facial affect recognition in criminal psychopaths.

@article{Kosson2002FacialAR,
  title={Facial affect recognition in criminal psychopaths.},
  author={David S. Kosson and Yana Suchy and Andrew R. Mayer and John Libby},
  journal={Emotion},
  year={2002},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={398-411}
}
Prior studies provide consistent evidence of deficits for psychopaths in processing verbal emotional material but are inconsistent regarding nonverbal emotional material. To examine whether psychopaths exhibit general versus specific deficits in nonverbal emotional processing, 34 psychopaths and 33 nonpsychopaths identified with Hare's (R. D. Hare, 1991) Psychopathy Checklist--Revised were asked to complete a facial affect recognition test. Slides of prototypic facial expressions were presented… CONTINUE READING

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