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  • Effects of Self-Esteem on Self-Face Recognition: An Eye Movement Study  [PHC 2013]
  • DOI: 10.4236/jss.2013.16008   PP.40 - 42
  • Author(s)
  • Yuanyan Hu, Shasha Liao, Wenbo Luo, Weijie He
  • In this study, effects of self-esteem on self-faces recognition toward four types of faces were evaluated by eye movements tracking within a self-face recognition paradigm. Rosenberg’s Self-Esteem Scale (RSES) was used to assess self-esteem level of participants, high (n = 16) and low (n = 16) self-esteem undergraduates participated in it. Participants completed a self-face recognition task wherein eye movements were recorded during the presentation of self-face, partner’s face, famous face and stranger face. Findings showed that high self-esteem group pay more attention to self-face, partner’ face and famous face than unfamiliar face; low self-esteem individuals, however, pay the same attention to all categories. These results not only enriched the research about the self-esteem, but also the self-face recognition.
  • Self-Esteem; Eye Movement; Self-Face Recognition; Pupil Size
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