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A measure of emotion recognition. Participants are shown a series of 40 faces, one at a time, and asked to determine what emotion the face is showing for each trial. There are 5 answer choices: Happy, Sad, Angry, Scared and No Feeling. Participants respond to each trial by clicking word describing the emotion each faces expresses using the mouse. There are 4 female faces for each emotion (4 x 5 = 20 and 4 male faces for each emotion (4 x 5 = 20 . The children's version (k-ER40 uses the same stimuli as the adult version, but some of the emotion prompts are simplified: Anger => Angry, Fear=>Scared, No Emotion=>No Feeling. There are two forms of the children’s version: the k-er40-a and k-er40-b.


ER40, Children's ER40)

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