Infant Crying: Pattern of Weeping, Recognition of Emotion and Affective Reactions in Observers

@article{Chliz2012InfantCP,
  title={Infant Crying: Pattern of Weeping, Recognition of Emotion and Affective Reactions in Observers},
  author={M. Ch{\'o}liz and E. Fern{\'a}ndez-Abascal and F. Mart{\'i}nez-S{\'a}nchez},
  journal={The Spanish journal of psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={15},
  pages={978 - 988}
}
This study has three objectives: a) to describe the main differences in the crying patterns produced by the three affective states most closely related to crying: fear, anger and pain; b) to study the adults' accuracy in the recognition of the affective states related to the infant's crying, and c) to analyze the emotional reaction that infant crying elicits in the observers. Results reveal that the main differences appear in the ocular activity and in the pattern of weeping. The infants… Expand
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