A new study reveals sex differences in the way those with alcohol use disorder process facial emotions. Men with AUD showed greater activation in frontal brain areas when processing facial emotions. The increased activation was not seen in women with AUD.
During mealtimes, a toddler's gaze toward either the hands or face has different roles in communication.
A new study questions the theory that adolescents on the autism spectrum have trouble identifying different emotions expressed on the faces of others. The findings revealed adolescents with ASD have similar accuracy, response times, and fixation on facial features as their neurotypical peers when asked to infer mental states from faces.
Researchers look at the myths and the facts about left-handedness.
Children with autism scan the faces of other people differently to neurotypical children. A new eye-tracking technique that uses facial areas of interest could help with the early detection of ASD.
A new study reveals we are consciously aware of and automatically attend to our own face, even when we are not aware of it.
A new eye tracking study reveals left gaze bias is replaced by an upper eye bias when we look at faces tilted to an eleven degree angle. Researchers say the findings could help social engagement in those with ASD as the head tilt helps people focus more on the eyes, making others seem less threatening and more approachable.
Pregnant women with a history of bipolar disorder have a difficult time recognizing specific emotions in facial expressions, a new study reveals.