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Advances in Psychological Science    2018, Vol. 26 Issue (11) : 1961-1968     DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2018.01961
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Effects of emotional context information on ambiguous expression recognition and the underlying mechanisms
Jin XU1,Hong LI1,2,3,Yi LEI1,2,3()
1 College of Psychology and Sociology, Shenzhen University
2 Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Affective and Social Cognitive Science
3 Shenzhen Institute of Neuroscience, Shenzhen 518000, China
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The ability of recognizing ambiguous expressions is proposed to be a generally used social skill, which plays a crucial role in human social interaction. Emotion context information as a main factor which affects ambiguous expression recognition, including text description, emotional expression, color background, olfactory signal and personality factors, were reviewed in this paper. We aim to reveal the mechanisms underlying the process of ambiguous expression which was influenced by emotion context information. In the future research, the following topics should be considered: highlighting the dominant research status of ambiguous expression, defining emotional context information clearly, exploring new research paradigms and identifying brain regions that affect the transfer of valance, in order to broaden the research field of ambiguous expression recognition.

Keywords emotional context information      ambiguous expression      transfer of valance     
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Corresponding Authors: Yi LEI     E-mail: leiyi821@vip.sina.com
Issue Date: 26 September 2018
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Jin XU,Hong LI,Yi LEI. Effects of emotional context information on ambiguous expression recognition and the underlying mechanisms[J]. Advances in Psychological Science, 2018, 26(11): 1961-1968.
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