When publishing research data collected with use of our facial pictures database, please make the following reference:

Olszanowski, M., Pochwatko, G., Kukliński, K., Ścibor-Rylski, M., Lewinski, P., Ohme, R. (2015). Warsaw set of emotional facial expression pictures: a validation study of facial display photographs. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:1516. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01516 (download pdf: here or you can find it on Frontiers)


List of other publications:

Olszanowski, M., & Wróbel, M. (2023). Why We Mimic Emotions Even When No One is Watching: Limited Visual Contact and Emotional Mimicry. Emotion Review. doi: 10.1177/17540739231193639

Olszanowski, M., Frankowska, N., & Tołopiło, A. (2023). “Rear bias” in spatial auditory perception: Attentional and affective vigilance to sounds occurring outside the visual field. Psychophysiology, e14377. doi: 10.1111/psyp.14377

Maj, K., Grzybowicz, P., Drela, W. L., & Olszanowski, M. (2023). Touching a Mechanical Body: The Role of Anthropomorphic Framing in Physiological Arousal When Touching a Robot. Sensors, 23(13:5954). doi: 10.3390/s23135954

Olszanowski, M., Lewandowska, P., Ozimek, A., & Frankowska, N. (2022). The Effect of Facial Self-Resemblance on Emotional Mimicry. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 1-17. doi: 10.1007/s10919-021-00395-x

Wróbel, M., Piórkowska, M., Rzeczkowska, M., Troszczyńska, A., Tołopiło, A., & Olszanowski, M. (2021). The “Big Two” and socially induced emotions: Agency and communion jointly influence emotional contagion and emotional mimicry. Motivation and Emotion. doi: 10.1007/s11031-021-09897-z

Kaminska, O. K., Magnuski, M., Olszanowski, M., Gola, M., Brzezicka, A., & Winkielman, P. (2020). Ambiguous at the second sight: Mixed facial expressions trigger late electrophysiological responses linked to lower social impressions. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience 20, 441–454. doi: 10.3758/s13415-020-00778-5

Frankowska, N., Parzuchowski, M., Wojciszke, B., Olszanowski, M., & Winkielman, P. (2020). Rear Negativity: Verbal Messages Coming from Behind are Perceived as More Negative. European Journal of Social Psychology 50(4), 889– 902. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.2649

Olszanowski, M, Wróbel, M., Hess, U. (2020). Mimicking and sharing emotions: A re-examination of the link between facial mimicry and emotional contagion. Cognition & Emotion 34(2), 367-376. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2019.1611543

Krejtz, I., Krejtz, K., Wisiecka, K., Abramczyk, M., Olszanowski, M., & Duchowski, A. T. (2020). Attention Dynamics During Emotion Recognition by Deaf and Hearing Individuals. The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education 25(1), 10-21. doi: 10.1093/deafed/enz036

Olszanowski, M., Parzuchowski, M., Szymków, A. (2019). When the Smile is not Enough: The Interactive Role of Smiling and Facial Characteristics in Making Judgments about Perceived Trustworthiness and Dominance. Annals of Psychology 22(1), 35-52. doi: 10.18290/rpsych.2019.22.1-3

Olszanowski, M., & Szostak, N. (2019). Adjustment of cognitive control to the frequency of dual-task interference. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 31(5-6), 582-593. doi: 10.1080/20445911.2019.1635605

Wróbel, M., & Olszanowski, M. (2019). Emotional reactions to dynamic morphed facial expressions: A new method to induce emotional contagion. Annals of Psychology 22(1), 91-102. doi: 10.18290/rpsych.2019.22.1-6

Krejtz, K., Wisiecka, K., Krejtz, I., Holas, P., Olszanowski, M., & Duchowski, A. T. (2018). Dynamics of emotional facial expression recognition in individuals with social anxiety.  Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications (p. 43). ACM. doi: 10.1145/3204493.3204533

Olszanowski, M., Kaminska, O.K., Winkielman, P. (2018). Mixed matters:  Fluency impacts trust ratings when faces range on valence but not on motivational implications. Cognition & Emotion 32 (5): 1032–1051. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2017.1386622

Olszanowski, M., Bajo, M. T., & Szmalec, A. (2015). A conflict monitoring account of the control mechanisms involved in dual-tasking. Journal of Cognitive Psychology27(6), 704-714. doi: 10.1080/20445911.2015.1022553

Winkielman, P., Olszanowski, M., Gola, M. (2015). Faces in-between: Evaluations reflect the interplay of facial features and task-dependent fluency. Emotion 15 (2):232-242doi: 10.1037/emo0000036