Effect of Emoticons in the Perception of Emotion on Faces

Divakar, Rechu (2016) Effect of Emoticons in the Perception of Emotion on Faces. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata.

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Emotions play a crucial role in the life of a person. Expressing and perceiving emotions are tasks that we carry out without paying attention. Social media platform are now used to express these emotions to people separated in space and emoticons have become a crucial factor in social media. In this study we try to understand how emoticons effect the emotional state of a person by running an emotion perception task. The task requires identification of emotions on faces-taken from a database- following the presentation of a cue(an emoticon). The behavioural analysis was carried out to determine correlation among emoticons and emotion perception changes in subjects.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Supervisor: Dr.Koel Das
Uncontrolled Keywords: Behavioral Rating Analysis; Emoticons; Emotion; Emotion Perception; Face; Signal Detection Theory
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Department of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: IISER Kolkata Librarian
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2016 07:11
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2016 07:32
URI: http://eprints.iiserkol.ac.in/id/eprint/395

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