Emotion recognition through static faces and moving bodies: a comparison between typically developed adults and individuals with high level of autistic traits

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Actis-Grosso, Rossana ; Bossi, Francesco ; Ricciardelli, Paola (2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology, volume 6 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4615932, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01570, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01570
  • Subject: Psychology | biological motion | point-light displays | Original Research | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Autism Spectrum Conditions | faces | emotions recognition | Asperger Syndrome

We investigated whether the type of stimulus (pictures of static faces vs. body motion) contributes differently to the recognition of emotions. The performance (accuracy and response times) of 25 Low Autistic Traits (LAT group) young adults (21 males) and 20 young adult... View more
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