The relation of facial affect recognition and empathy to delinquency in youth offenders.

@article{Carr2005TheRO,
  title={The relation of facial affect recognition and empathy to delinquency in youth offenders.},
  author={Mary B. Carr and John A Lutjemeier},
  journal={Adolescence},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 159},
  pages={
          601-19
        }
}
Associations among facial affect recognition, empathy, and self-reported delin-quency were studied in a sample of 29 male youth offenders at a probation placement facility. Youth offenders were asked to recognize facial expressions of emotions from adult faces, child faces, and cartoon faces. Youth offenders also responded to a series of statements on emotional empathy, and provided self-reported acts of delinquency. Findings revealed a moderate positive relationship between ability to… CONTINUE READING

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