Facial asymmetry while posing positive and negative emotions: Support for the right hemisphere hypothesis

@article{Borod1988FacialAW,
  title={Facial asymmetry while posing positive and negative emotions: Support for the right hemisphere hypothesis},
  author={Joan C. Borod and Justine M. Kent and Elissa Koff and Candace Martin and Murray Alpert},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1988},
  volume={26},
  pages={759-764}
}
The purpose of this report was to examine facial asymmetry during the expression of positive and negative emotions. In addition, methodological factors in the study of facial asymmetry were considered. Subjects were 16 neurologically-healthy right-handed adult males, videotaped while posing eight facial expressions (positive and negative) under two conditions (verbal command and visual imitation). Separate asymmetry ratings of the two sides of the face were made by judges viewing normal or… CONTINUE READING

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