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Poster

The Effect of Averaging Emotional Expression on the Intensity of Perceived Expression

Poster Session IX - Board: IX- 027
Saturday, May 29, 2010, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall

K. M. Martens
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Emily Hodge
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

David G. Gilbert
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

A picture set was created consisting of six facial expressions. The images were averaged together within each valence, gender, and ethnicity. The averaged images were rated on intensity of perceived expression to determine whether intensity increased or decreased with each average. The results signify that intensity decreases with each average.

 
Subject Area: Personality/Social
Keywords: Emotion

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