- R. Thora Bjornsdottir, Univ. of Toronto
- Nicholas Rule, Univ. of Toronto
Facial emotion facilitates the accurate perception of men’s sexual orientation over and above gendered facial cues: gay men express more happiness, straight men express more anger. But what about women? In line with similar gender-emotion stereotypes, women with angry expressions were perceived as lesbian. Unlike men, though, this did not promote accurate judgments.