• Selective gaze direction and interpretation of facial expressions in social anxiety 

      Gutiérrez-García, Aida; Fernández-Martín, Andrés (1); Del Líbano, Mario; Calvo G, Manuel (Personality and Individual Differences, 01/09/2019)
      Fear of negative evaluation is the hallmark of social anxiety. We examined the hypothesis that, to facilitate detection of negative evaluators, an anticipatory coping strategy in social anxiety involves selective early ...
    • Social anxiety and perception of (un)trustworthiness in smiling faces 

      Gutiérrez-García, Aida (1); Calvo, Manuel G (Psychiatry Research, 10/2016)
      In social environments the smile can be driven by different motives and convey different emotions. This makes a smiling face ambiguous and amenable to alternative interpretations. We investigated how social anxiety is ...
    • Social anxiety and trustworthiness judgments of dynamic facial expressions of emotion 

      Gutiérrez-García, Aida (1); Calvo, Manuel G (Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 09/2016)
      Background and objectives: Perception of trustworthiness in other people is essential for successful social interaction. Facial expressions as conveyers of feelings and intentions are an important source of this information. ...
    • The contribution of facial regions to judgements of happiness and trustworthiness from dynamic expressions 

      Calvo, Manuel G; Álvarez-Plaza, Patricia; Fernández-Martín, Andrés (1) (Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 2017)
      What expressive facial features and processing mechanisms make a person look trustworthy, relative to happy? Participants judged the un/happiness or un/trustworthiness of people with dynamic expressions in which the eyes ...
    • Trustworthiness of a smile as a function of changes in the eye expression 

      Fernández-Martín, Andrés (1); Álvarez-Plaza, Patricia; Carqué, Laura; Calvo, Manuel G (Psicothema, 11/2017)
      Background: Trusting other people is necessary for satisfactory and successful social interaction. A person’s perceived trustworthiness is related to perceived facial happiness. We investigated how trustworthy someone ...
    • Visual attention mechanisms in happiness versus trustworthiness processing of facial expressions 

      Calvo G, Manuel; Krumhuber, Eva G.; Fernández-Martín, Andrés (1) (Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 04/2019)
      A happy facial expression makes a person look (more) trustworthy. Do perceptions of happiness and trustworthiness rely on the same face regions and visual attention processes? In an eye-tracking study, eye movements and ...