A New Videotest for Measuring Emotion Recognition Ability

21 Pages Posted: 13 Feb 2014

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Dmitry Lyusin

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Victoria Ovsyannikova

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Date Written: February 12, 2014

Abstract

A new measure for emotion recognition abilities, the Videotest of Emotion Recognition, is described. Two aspects in emotion recognition are distinguished, accuracy of recognition of emotion types that constitute the emotional state of the observed person and sensitivity to the intensity of the observed emotions. The Videotest of Emotion Recognition allows obtaining the accuracy and sensitivity indices that reflect these two aspects of emotion recognition. Psychometric analysis showed satisfactory reliability and validity of the indices

Keywords: emotion recognition, emotion intelligence, Videotest of Emotion Recognition

JEL Classification: Z

Suggested Citation

Lyusin, Dmitry and Ovsyannikova, Victoria, A New Videotest for Measuring Emotion Recognition Ability (February 12, 2014). Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 16/PSY/2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2394590 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2394590

Dmitry Lyusin (Contact Author)

National Research University Higher School of Economics ( email )

Myasnitskaya street, 20
Moscow, Moscow 119017
Russia

Victoria Ovsyannikova

National Research University Higher School of Economics ( email )

Myasnitskaya street, 20
Moscow, Moscow 119017
Russia

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