Matching Faces with Emotional Expressions

@inproceedings{Chen2011MatchingFW,
  title={Matching Faces with Emotional Expressions},
  author={Wenfeng Chen and Karen Lander and Chang Hong Liu},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
  year={2011}
}
There is some evidence that faces with a happy expression are recognized better than faces with other expressions. However, little is known about whether this happy-face advantage also applies to perceptual face matching, and whether similar differences exist among other expressions. Using a sequential matching paradigm, we systematically compared the effects of seven basic facial expressions on identity recognition. Identity matching was quickest when a pair of faces had an identical happy/sad… CONTINUE READING
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