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Components and recognition of facial expression in the communication of emotion by actors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7861316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article addresses the issue of the communication of emotion by actors. In Study 1, the facial behavior of 6 actors portraying emotions as felt or unfelt were analyzed with the Facial Action Coding System. Results indicated that the portrayals of felt emotions were closer to the expression of genuine emotion than the portrayals of unfelt emotions for 3 of the 6 emotions under investigation. Study 2 examined the decoding of actors' portrayals from facial behavior. Decoders were found to be very accurate in recognizing the emotional category but not in judging the encoding condition.
P Gosselin; G Kirouac; F Y Doré
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of personality and social psychology     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0022-3514     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pers Soc Psychol     Publication Date:  1995 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-03-22     Completed Date:  1995-03-22     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0014171     Medline TA:  J Pers Soc Psychol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-96     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Facial Expression*
Visual Perception

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