How emotions in facial expressions are understood

Posted by on June 1, 2018 5:48 pm
Categories: Science

New research reveals how well fearful facial expressions are perceived in peripheral vision. Although human vision has the highest resolution when we look directly at something, we see a much wider view of the visual world in our lower resolution peripheral vision. In fact, detecting signals of potential danger in our periphery – especially moving ones – is something our visual system is well adapted for.

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