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      The Effects of Synchronization With Either Joyful or Angry People on Perception of an Emotionally Neutral Person

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          Synchronization has been shown to play an important role in social life through its effects on interactions between people and the quality of these interactions. However, little is known about how observing synchronization affects perceptions of the synchronized individuals. This paper examines how observed synchronization influences perceptions of a neutral person depending on the emotional valence of the faces with which they are synchronized. Two different forms of synchronization were used in these studies: synchronous flashing of faces and faces moving in a common direction. We hypothesized that observed synchronization biases the perception of emotions expressed by a neutral person and an observer’s attitude towards this person. These effects are expected to be congruent with the valence of the synchronizing faces. The results showed a divergent pattern of effects for different forms of synchronization. In Study 1, synchronous flashing biased only the perceived emotions. In Study 2, synchrony of movement affected participants’ attitudes towards the observed person. Our findings suggest that the form of observed synchrony is an important factor in drawing inferences about individuals.

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                Journal
                Social Psychological Bulletin
                Social Psychological Bulletin
                SPB
                PsychOpen
                1896-1800
                2569-653X
                2018
                28 December 2018
                : 13
                : 4
                : e26821
                Affiliations
                [1 ] The Robert Zajonc Institute for Social Studies, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
                [2 ] Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
                [3 ] SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
                Author notes
                Corresponding author:

                Mikołaj Biesaga (The Robert Zajonc Institute for Social Studies, University of Warsaw, ul. Stawki 5/7, 00-183 Warsaw, Poland. E-mail: mbiesaga1987@ 123456gmail.com )

                Handling editor: Wiesław Baryła (SWPS University of Social Science and Humanities, Sopot, Poland)

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                10.32872/spb.v13i4.26821
                a60b9b87-3cf5-4d98-81de-9b36fa3b6a2e
                Mikołaj Biesaga, Paweł Motyka, Andrzej Nowak

                This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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                : 21 May 2018
                : 01 October 2018
                Categories
                Research Article
                Social Cognition
                Social Psychology

                Psychology
                emotion recognition,social cognition,synchronization,attitude
                Psychology
                emotion recognition, social cognition, synchronization, attitude

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