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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2072-7593

ISSN (online): 2311-7036

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/exppsy

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Perception of health by photos of children faces

Nikitina E.A., Lecturer of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, MSUPE, Moscow, Russia, lesnaya_gotika@mail.ru
Abstract
This work is devoted to study of the perception and recognition of features and characteristics of a human face that determine such important characteristic of man, as his health. However, the ambiguity of the interpretation of the term “health” in psychological literature leads to certain difficulties in operationalization of this concept and formalization of criteria of its assessment. The results of the study indicate the need for the study of perception, not only concerning the permanent characteristics of the human face, but also the importance of taking into account the variable parameters - facial expressions and complexion

Keywords: perception of faces, health, constant and variable characteristics, symmetry, complexion, emotional expression

Column: Developmental Psychology

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/exppsy.2015080407

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