The Effect of Observers’ Mood on the Local Processing of Emotional Faces: Evidence from Short-Lived and Prolonged Mood States

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We examined the effect of induced mood, varying in valence and longevity, on local processing of emotional faces. It was found that negative facial expression conveyed by the global level of the face interferes with efficient processing of the local features. The results also showed that the duration of involvement with a mood influenced the local… (More)
DOI: 10.5709/acp-0167-5

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@inproceedings{Mokhtari2015TheEO, title={The Effect of Observers’ Mood on the Local Processing of Emotional Faces: Evidence from Short-Lived and Prolonged Mood States}, author={Setareh Mokhtari and Heather Buttle}, booktitle={Advances in cognitive psychology}, year={2015} }