Happy mouth and sad eyes: scanning emotional facial expressions.

@article{Eisenbarth2011HappyMA,
  title={Happy mouth and sad eyes: scanning emotional facial expressions.},
  author={Hedwig Eisenbarth and Georg W. Alpers},
  journal={Emotion},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={
          860-865
        }
}
There is evidence that specific regions of the face such as the eyes are particularly relevant for the decoding of emotional expressions, but it has not been examined whether scan paths of observers vary for facial expressions with different emotional content. In this study, eye-tracking was used to monitor scanning behavior of healthy participants while looking at different facial expressions. Locations of fixations and their durations were recorded, and a dominance ratio (i.e., eyes and mouth… 

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