No trust on the left side: Hemifacial asymmetries for trustworthiness and emotional expressions

@article{Okubo2013NoTO,
  title={No trust on the left side: Hemifacial asymmetries for trustworthiness and emotional expressions},
  author={Matia Okubo and Kenta Ishikawa and Akihiro Kobayashi},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2013},
  volume={82},
  pages={181-186}
}
People can discriminate cheaters from cooperators by their appearance. However, successful cheater detection can be thwarted by a posed smile, which cheaters display with greater emotional intensity than cooperators. The present study investigated the underlying neural and cognitive mechanisms of a posed smile, which cheaters use to conceal their anti-social attitude, in terms of hemifacial asymmetries of emotional expressions. Raters (50 women and 50 men) performed trustworthiness judgments on… CONTINUE READING
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