Recognition of Emotion in Facial Expressions and Vocal Tones in Children With Psychopathic Tendencies

  title={Recognition of Emotion in Facial Expressions and Vocal Tones in Children With Psychopathic Tendencies},
  author={David Stevens and Terry Charman and Robert James R. Blair},
  journal={The Journal of Genetic Psychology},
  pages={201 - 211}
Abstract The authors investigated the ability of children with emotional and behavioral difficulties, divided according to their Psychopathy Screening Device scores (P. J. Frick & R. D. Hare, in press), to recognize emotional facial expressions and vocal tones. The Psychopathy Screening Device indexes a behavioral syndrome with two dimensions: affective disturbance and impulsive and conduct problems. Nine children with psychopathic tendencies and 9 comparison children were presented with 2… 
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