DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2011.02.007
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Sayako Ueda

Abstract: We investigated the role of configural processing of facial expression in identification of single facial features and considered whether configural processing differentially affects people's ability to identify certain expressive facial features (eyes vs. mouth). Two stimulus types were created by embedding different expressive facial features within a facial image to produce expressively incongruent images (e.g., happy face and surprised mouth) and expressively congruent ones (e.g., happy face and happy mou…

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