Эмоциональная конгруэнтность при восприятии эмоций по выражениям лица
The influence of a perceiver’s emotional state on the perception of emotion was studied. Experiments were focused on the emotion congruency effect. Emotional congruency is observed when an individual perceiving ambivalent facial expressions tends to see an emotion that corresponds to his/her momentary emotional state. In two experiments, emotional congruency was obtained for happy and sad emotional states. It was hypothesized that emotional congruency would be stronger in the earlier stages of information processing. To test this suggestion, four durations of stimulus presentation were used, namely 50, 100, 200, and 1000 ms. We found no dependence of emotion congruency from stimulus duration.