Young children's ability to conserve facial identity when facial emotion varies.

@article{Norbeck1981YoungCA,
  title={Young children's ability to conserve facial identity when facial emotion varies.},
  author={Jane S Norbeck},
  journal={Nursing research},
  year={1981},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={329-33}
}
Children, ages three to five, judged which of three photographs of unfamiliar adult female faces was a picture of the same person shown in a target photograph. The three photographs depicted facial expressions of negative emotion, and the target photographs depicted negative or positive emotion. Children performed above chance levels at age three years (p less than .0001), and accuracy increased significantly with age (p less than .0001) from 50 percent at age three to 83 percent at age five… CONTINUE READING