The impact of context on emotion communication
Facial expressions of emotions do not only signal emotional states, but also provide information about the expresser’s traits and the situation in which the emotion was elicited. These inferences from emotion expression in turn occur within a socio-cultural framework in which information about the situation as well as socio-cultural rules, norms and expectations feed back onto both the recognition of expressions and the inferences drawn from them. In this talk, I will present the basic elements of a theoretical framework as well as empirical examples demonstrating this process.
Date: 17 May 2018, 12:00 (Thursday, 4th week, Trinity 2018)
Venue: Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre
Speaker: Professor Ursula Hess (Humboldt University Berlin)
Organising department: Department of Experimental Psychology
Organiser: Professor Kia Nobre (University of Oxford)
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Part of: Experimental Psychology Departmental Seminar Series
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Charlotte Thompson-Grant