Recognition of facial expressions : an investigation of the influence of age, sex, and cognition, The
Facial expressions are a nonverbal form of communication used to signify an underlying emotional state. However, the ability to recognize expressions declines with age. Age-related deficits in emotion recognition have been suggested as being related to normal cognitive decline, yet evidence regarding this relationship is unclear. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the changes in expression recognition accuracy and sensitivity across the lifespan, as well as to determine the influence of cognitive functions. Sex differences were also explored. The results of the present study found ...
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