Beyond smiles: The impact of culture and race in embodying and decoding facial expressions

Caldara, R. (2010) Beyond smiles: The impact of culture and race in embodying and decoding facial expressions. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33(06), pp. 438-439. (doi:10.1017/S0140525X10001470)

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Abstract

Understanding the very nature of the smile with an integrative approach and a novel model is a fertile ground for a new theoretical vision and insights. However, from this perspective, I challenge the authors to integrate culture and race in their model, because both factors would impact upon the embodying and decoding of facial expressions

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Caldara, Professor Roberto
Authors: Caldara, R.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology
Journal Name:Behavioral and Brain Sciences
ISSN:0140-525X
ISSN (Online):1469-1825
Published Online:20 December 2010

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
449881Social interaction - a cognitive-neurosciences approachSimon GarrodEconomic & Social Research Council (ESRC)ES/E020933/1Cognitive Neuroimaging & Neuroengineering Technologies