Isostatic oculomotor patterns in trust perception by facial expressions



The article presents the results of analysis of the study in perceptual confidence in Russian and Tuvinian ethnic groups. The objective of the analysis were, the “isostatic” fixation patterns that characterize the perception of representatives of different ethnic and racial groups causing and not causing confidence. It is shown that the isostatic patterns of analytical type are significantly more frequent in the observers when, regardless of ethnic or racial type of the sitters, faces that do not inspire confidence are perceived.

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Keywords: eye movements, isostatic patterns, fixation, ethnos, race, facial expression, perceptual confidence

Journal rubric: Psychology of Perception

Article type: scientific article


Funding. The research was supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, assignment 25.3916.2017/ PC “Cross-cultural determinants of cognitive-communicative processes”.

For citation: Basiul I.A., Demidov A.A., Diveev D.A. Isostatic oculomotor patterns in trust perception by facial expressions. Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2018. Vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 70–78. DOI: 10.17759/exppsy.2018110406. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Ivan A. Basiul, Junior Researcher. Laboratory of Cognitive Processes and Mathematical Psychology, Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Lecturer of the Department of General Psychology, Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis, Research laboratory assistant, Institute of Experimental Psychology of MSPPU, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Alexander A. Demidov, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of General Psychology, Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Dmitry A. Diveev, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor of the Department of General Psychology, Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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