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Not just fear and sadness: Meta-analytic evidence of pervasive emotion recognition deficits for facial and vocal expressions in psychopathy

Dawel, Amy; O'Kearney, Richard; McKone, Elinor; Palermo, Romina


The present meta-analysis aimed to clarify whether deficits in emotion recognition in psychopathy are restricted to certain emotions and modalities or whether they are more pervasive. We also attempted to assess the influence of other important variables: age, and the affective factor of psychopathy. A systematic search of electronic databases and a subsequent manual search identified 26 studies that included 29 experiments (N = 1376) involving six emotion categories (anger, disgust, fear,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2012.08.006


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