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Involuntary Facial Expression Processing: Extracting Information from Two Simultaneously Presented Faces

Baggott, Samantha; Palermo, Romina; Williams, Mark A.


Facial expressions play an important role in successful social interactions, with previous research suggesting that facial expressions may be processed involuntarily. In the current study, we investigate whether involuntary processing of facial expressions would also occur when facial expression distractors are simultaneously presented in the same spatial location as facial expression targets. Targets and distractors from another stimulus class (lions) were also used. Results indicated that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011-07-22
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022287


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