Consciousness and Cognition 47:38-47 (2017)

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Joulia Smortchkova
University Of Oxford
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In this paper I argue that the detection of emotional expressions is, in its early stages, informationally encapsulated. I clarify and defend such a view via the appeal to data from social perception on the visual processing of faces, bodies, facial and bodily expressions. Encapsulated social perception might exist alongside processes that are cognitively penetrated, and that have to do with recognition and categorization, and play a central evolutionary function in preparing early and rapid responses to the emotional stimuli.
Keywords social perception  emotions  encapsulation
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DOI 10.1016/j.concog.2016.09.006
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