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Penn Emotion Recognition Tests (ER-40) - English

A test of facial emotion recognition in which participants are shown 40 faces and asked to determine the emotion expressed.

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Kohler, C., Turner, T., Gur, R., & Gur, R. (2004). Recognition of Facial Emotions in Neuropsychiatric Disorders. CNS Spectrums, 9(4), 267-274.

Weiss, Kohler, Brensinger, Bilker, Loughead, Delazer, & Nolan. (2007). Gender differences in facial emotion recognition in persons with chronic schizophrenia. European Psychiatry, 22(2), 116-122.

Eack, Shaun M., Mermon, Diana E., Montrose, Debra M., Miewald, Jean, Gur, Raquel E., Gur, Ruben C., . . . Keshavan, Matcheri S. (2010). Social Cognition Deficits Among Individuals at Familial High Risk for Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 36(6), 1081-1088.

Pinkham, Amy E., Brensinger, Colleen, Kohler, Christian, Gur, Raquel E., & Gur, Ruben C. (2011). Actively paranoid patients with schizophrenia over attribute anger to neutral faces. Schizophrenia Research, 125(2), 174-178.

Ruocco, Reilly, Rubin, Daros, Gershon, Tamminga, . . . Sweeney. (2014). Emotion recognition deficits in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders and psychotic bipolar disorder: Findings from the Bipolar-Schizophrenia Network on Intermediate Phenotypes (B-SNIP) study. Schizophrenia Research, 158(1-3), 105-112.

Neves, M., Tremeau, F., Nicolato, R., Lauar, H., Romano-Silva, M., & Correa, H. (2011). Facial emotion recognition deficits in relatives of children with autism are not associated with 5HTTLPR. Revista Brasileira De Psiquiatria (Sao Paulo, Brazil : 1999), 33(3), 261-7.

Roddy, S., Tiedt, L., Kelleher, I., Clarke, M., Murphy, J., Rawdon, C., . . . Cannon, M. (2012). Facial emotion recognition in adolescents with psychotic-like experiences: A school-based sample from the general population. Psychological Medicine, 42(10), 2157-2166.

Neves, Albuquerque, Malloy-Diniz, Nicolato, Silva Neves, De Souza-Duran, . . . Corrêa. (2015). A voxel-based morphometry study of gray matter correlates of facial emotion recognition in bipolar disorder. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 233(2), 158-164.