Neural Mechanisms of Reading Facial Emotions in Young and Older Adults

  title={Neural Mechanisms of Reading Facial Emotions in Young and Older Adults},
  author={Natalie C. Ebner and Marcia K. Johnson and H{\aa}kan Fischer},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
The ability to read and appropriately respond to emotions in others is central for successful social interaction. Young and older adults are better at identifying positive than negative facial expressions and also expressions of young than older faces. Little, however, is known about the neural processes associated with reading different emotions, particularly in faces of different ages, in samples of young and older adults. During fMRI, young and older participants identified expressions in… CONTINUE READING
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