Linear Representation of Emotions in Whole Persons by Combining Facial and Bodily Expressions in the Extrastriate Body Area

@inproceedings{Yang2017LinearRO,
  title={Linear Representation of Emotions in Whole Persons by Combining Facial and Bodily Expressions in the Extrastriate Body Area},
  author={Xiaoli Yang and Junhai Xu and Linjing Cao and Xianglin Li and Peiyuan Wang and Bin Wang and Baolin Liu},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2017}
}
Our human brain can rapidly and effortlessly perceive a person's emotional state by integrating the isolated emotional faces and bodies into a whole. Behavioral studies have suggested that the human brain encodes whole persons in a holistic rather than part-based manner. Neuroimaging studies have also shown that body-selective areas prefer whole persons to… CONTINUE READING