Emotional Expressions Related to Reversal Coordination Psychological Mechanisms



Examine the psychological mechanisms generated by reversal coordination behaviors related to different emotional expressions.
Methods: 32 college students were tested to complete reversal learning tasks related to different expressions.
Results: Reaction time of reversal task is evidently higher than reaction time of repetitive task (F (1, 31) = 4.59, P <0.05), while accuracy rate of reversal task is evidently lower than accuracy rate of repetitive task (F (1, 31) = 8.73, P <0.05). Reversal task reaction time of angry face is higher than that of happy, sad, and neutral face (F (3, 93) = 4.92, P <0.05), while the accuracy rate is lower than that of happy, sad, and neutral face ( F (3,93) = 10.10, P <0.05).
Conclusion: Angry expression related reversal coordination behavior is harder than happy expression and sad expression related reversal coordination behavior, demonstrating that reversal coordination behavior of college students is associated with threat information alertness formed in long-term evolution.


Switch; Reversal learning; Adaptation mechanism

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.css.1923669720130904.2689


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