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Perception of facial emotional expressions by representatives of Asian and European cultural groups
, Ph.D. in Psychology, Senior Research Associate, Institute of Experimental Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, email@example.comKorolkova O.A.
, Ph.D. in Psychology, Senior Research Associate, Center for Experimental Psychology, MSUPE, Moscow, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.orgZhizhnikova N.Yu.
, Graduate, Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis, Moscow, Russia, email@example.comZubareva M.V.
, Graduate, Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis, Moscow, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
The article presents the results of a cross-cultural study of the perception of basic emotional expressions by representatives of Asian and European cultural groups and compares them with the results obtained earlier on Russian sample. Emotional expressions from VEPEL database (Kurakova, 2012) were used as stimuli. We revealed invariant perception within a cultural group and cross-cultural differences in perception of the basic emotions of fear, disgust and anger between Asian and Russian cultural groups; in perception of surprise, fear, disgust and anger between European and Russian cultural groups; and in perception of fear, sadness, disgust and anger between European and Asian cultural groups.
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