Preliminary Report: Investigating the Effects of COVID-19 Face Masks on Facial Emotion Recognition Abilities in Parkinson’s Disease

Name: Geneva Mariotti Collaborators Name(s): Joseph F.X. DeSouza Program & Year: Psychology, 3rd year Project Type: Empirical Study

Name: Geneva Mariotti

Collaborators Name(s): Joseph F.X. DeSouza

Program & Year: Psychology, 3rd year

Project Type: Empirical Study

10 thoughts on “Preliminary Report: Investigating the Effects of COVID-19 Face Masks on Facial Emotion Recognition Abilities in Parkinson’s Disease

  1. I think this is such an interesting topic, something that I would have never even thought about. Just goes to show the multitude of ways that different individuals have been affected by the pandemic!

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  2. Interesting concept. From the inserted photos, one can see how someone affected by PD would have difficulty reading emotions when so much of the face is covered by the mask. Well done, Geneva!

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  3. Great work Geneva! I think the use of eye tracking would be an interesting tool to explore how the faces are looked at. Thanks!

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    1. Thanks so much for taking the time to look through our poster! Very much agreed that eye-tracking would provide a greater understanding of the task at hand in a post-COVID-19 environment.

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  4. Very impressive and so in tune to what our PD friends have had to cope with these last 2 years. Keep up the excellent work

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    1. I’m happy to hear that the research aligns with what is being experienced in the world. Thank you for sharing!

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