Facial asymmetry in posed and spontaneous expressions of emotion

  title={Facial asymmetry in posed and spontaneous expressions of emotion},
  author={Joan C. Borod and Elissa Koff and B White},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
Patterns of facial asymmetry (i.e., extent of movement) as a function of elicitation condition, emotional valence, and sex of subjects are examined. Thirty-seven right-handed adult males and females were videotaped making positive and negative expressions of emotion under posed (verbal, visual) and spontaneous conditions. There were no differences in facial asymmetry as a function of condition. Overall, expressions were significantly left-sided, a finding implicating the right hemisphere. When… CONTINUE READING

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