Observing fearful faces leads to visuo-spatial perspective taking

@article{Zwickel2010ObservingFF,
  title={Observing fearful faces leads to visuo-spatial perspective taking},
  author={Jan Zwickel and Hermann J. M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2010},
  volume={117},
  pages={101-105}
}
A number of recent studies suggested that visuo-spatial perspective taking (VSPT) occurs spontaneously when viewing either a human body or an action by an agent. However, it remains unclear whether VSPT is caused by the observation of an (potential) action or occurs because the observer infers from certain cues that another mind is present (whether actions/action cues are displayed or not). To examine whether action cues are necessary for VSPT, we presented to participants human faces without a… CONTINUE READING

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