Chimeric Face Task

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Chimeric Face Task

The Chimeric Face Task assesses the lateralisation of emotion processing in faces. It is used as part of the Behavioural Laterality Battery (Parker et al, 2020).
Duration: 10 minutes
(Requires Inquisit Lab)
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Last Updated
Apr 2, 2024, 4:35PM


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Burt, D. M. & Perrett, D. I. (1997). Perceptual asymmetries in judgements of facial attractiveness, age, gender, speech and expression. Neuropsychologia, 35, 685-693.

Innes, R. B., Burt, D. M., Birch, Y. K. & Hausmann, M. (2016). A leftward bias however you look at it: Revisiting the emotional chimeric face task as a tool for measuring emotion lateralization. Laterality, 21, 643-661.

Adam J. Parker , Zoe V. J. Woodhead , Paul A. Thompson & Dorothy V. M. Bishop (2020): Assessing the reliability of an online behavioural laterality battery: A pre-registered study, Laterality, DOI: 10.1080/1357650X.2020.1859526 To link to this article: