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Social Judgments are Influenced By Both Facial Expression and Direction of Eye Gaze

Willis, Megan; Palermo, Romina; Burke, Darren


In the current study we examined how emotional expressions influence two social judgments, approachability and trustworthiness, and how the effect of emotional expression is modulated by the direction of the signaller's eye gaze. For both social judgments, happy faces were judged more positively than all other emotions, while neutral faces were judged more favorably than faces displaying negative emotions. Angry and disgusted faces were given the most negative ratings, significantly more so...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Cognition
DOI: 10.1521/soco.2011.29.4.415


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