Last-modified: 2008-04-12 (土) 10:03:48

Facial perception is crucial in communication and image of the self. All of us would like to appear to others in a certain way. The variety of actual facial expressions observed by others always exceeds that of the self registered image. Cosmetics is an interesting case where the subject tries to present her or him in a certain way in the society. Cognitive processes related to face is thus central in the social construct of the self.