Production of emotional facial expressions in European American, Japanese, and Chinese infants.

  title={Production of emotional facial expressions in European American, Japanese, and Chinese infants.},
  author={Linda A. Camras and Harriet Oster and Joseph J. Campos and Ruth Campos and Tatsuo Ujiie and Kazuo Miyake and Lei Wang and Zhaolan Meng},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={34 4},
European American, Japanese, and Chinese 11-month-olds participated in emotion-inducing laboratory procedures. Facial responses were scored with BabyFACS, an anatomically based coding system. Overall, Chinese infants were less expressive than European American and Japanese infants. On measures of smiling and crying, Chinese infants scored lower than European American infants, whereas Japanese infants were similar to the European American infants or fell between the two other groups. Results… CONTINUE READING

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