DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2013.09.003
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Sumi Shigeno

Abstract: This study tested the accuracy of perception of Japanese and Chinese emotions displayed facially and/or by voice. We compared Japanese (n = 21) and Chinese (n = 19) participants' perception of facial (visual only (VO)), vocal (auditory only (AO)), and facial and vocal (audiovisual (AV)) emotions. The experiment presented participants with verbal materials that included one emotionless (neutral) and five emotional (happiness, anger, disgust, fear, and sadness) faces and voices. The stimuli were two short senten…

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