The effect of smiling and of head tilting on person perception.

@article{Otta1994TheEO,
  title={The effect of smiling and of head tilting on person perception.},
  author={Emma Otta and B B Lira and N M Delevati and O P Cesar and Carmen S{\'i}lvia Soares Pires},
  journal={The Journal of psychology},
  year={1994},
  volume={128 3},
  pages={323-31}
}
This study investigated the effect of smiling and of head tilting on person perception. Brazilian undergraduates (N = 322) judged a slide of a male or female stimulus person, smiling or not, and with the head tilted or not. The independent variables were (a) subject's gender, (b) stimulus person's gender; (c) head posture (tilted vs. upright), and (d) facial expression (no smile, closed smile, upper smile, or broad smile). The dependent variables were 12 adjective pairs for judging personality… CONTINUE READING