The Vividness of Happiness in Dynamic Facial Displays of Emotion

  title={The Vividness of Happiness in Dynamic Facial Displays of Emotion},
  author={D Vaughn Becker and Rebecca Oakley Neel and Narayanan Srinivasan and Samantha Leigh Neufeld and Devpriya Kumar and Shannon Fouse},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Rapid identification of facial expressions can profoundly affect social interactions, yet most research to date has focused on static rather than dynamic expressions. In four experiments, we show that when a non-expressive face becomes expressive, happiness is detected more rapidly anger. When the change occurs peripheral to the focus of attention, however, dynamic anger is better detected when it appears in the left visual field (LVF), whereas dynamic happiness is better detected in the right… CONTINUE READING
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