Recognition of affective and noncanonical linguistic facial expressions in hearing and deaf subjects.

@article{Corina1989RecognitionOA,
  title={Recognition of affective and noncanonical linguistic facial expressions in hearing and deaf subjects.},
  author={David P. Corina},
  journal={Brain and cognition},
  year={1989},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={227-37}
}
This study explores the use of two types of facial expressions, linguistic and affective, in a lateralized recognition accuracy test with hearing and deaf subjects. The linguistic expressions represent unfamiliar facial expression for the hearing subjects whereas they serve as meaningful linguistic emblems for deaf signers. Hearing subjects showed left visual field advantages for both types of signals while deaf subjects' visual field asymmetries were greatly influenced by the order of… CONTINUE READING