Of toothy grins and angry snarls--open mouth displays contribute to efficiency gains in search for emotional faces.


The emotional face-in-a-crowd effect is widely cited, but its origin remains controversial, particularly with photorealistic stimuli. Recently, it has been suggested that one factor underlying the guidance of attention by a photorealistic emotional face in visual search might be the visibility of teeth, a hypothesis, however, that has not been… (More)
DOI: 10.1167/12.5.7


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