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Spontaneous Facial Mimicry Is Enhanced by the Goal of Inferring Emotional States: Evidence for Moderation of “Automatic” Mimicry by Higher Cognitive Processes

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Mean occurrence rates of each AU type (targeted and non-targeted) when participants were (a) inferring emotional states (N = 28) or (b) judging external traits (N = 27) of the targets. Error bars represent standard error of the mean.

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