Jukka M Leppanen

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Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Emotion recognition and social adjustment in school-aged girls and boys
    J M Leppänen
    Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 42:429-35. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Serotonin and early cognitive development: variation in the tryptophan hydroxylase 2 gene is associated with visual attention in 7-month-old infants
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:1144-52. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Allocation of attention to the eye and mouth region of faces in schizophrenia patients
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 13:505-19. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Differential early ERPs to fearful versus neutral facial expressions: a response to the salience of the eyes?
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, FIN 33014, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Biol Psychol 78:150-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Deficits in facial affect recognition in unaffected siblings of Xhosa schizophrenia patients: evidence for a neurocognitive endophenotype
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Schizophr Res 99:270-3. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Differential electrocortical responses to increasing intensities of fearful and happy emotional expressions
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Brain Res 1166:103-9. 2007
  7. pmc An ERP study of emotional face processing in the adult and infant brain
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Tampere, FIN 33014 Finland
    Child Dev 78:232-45. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Positive facial expressions are recognized faster than negative facial expressions, but why?
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, 33014, Finland
    Psychol Res 69:22-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Emotional information processing in mood disorders: a review of behavioral and neuroimaging findings
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:34-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Emotional face processing deficit in schizophrenia: A replication study in a South African Xhosa population
    J M Leppänen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Schizophr Res 84:323-30. 2006

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Emotion recognition and social adjustment in school-aged girls and boys
    J M Leppänen
    Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 42:429-35. 2001
    ..Together, these results suggest that the ability to recognize others' emotional states from nonverbal cues is an important socio-cognitive ability for school-aged girls...
  2. doi request reprint Serotonin and early cognitive development: variation in the tryptophan hydroxylase 2 gene is associated with visual attention in 7-month-old infants
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:1144-52. 2011
    ..Here, we examined the hypothesis that the TPH2 -703 may act during early stages of development and bias the acquisition of elementary cognitive processes involved in attention and emotion regulation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Allocation of attention to the eye and mouth region of faces in schizophrenia patients
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland
    Cogn Neuropsychiatry 13:505-19. 2008
    ..The present study examined whether reduced attentiveness to facial features and biased weighting of attention to the eye and mouth region might explain deficits in face processing in schizophrenia...
  4. doi request reprint Differential early ERPs to fearful versus neutral facial expressions: a response to the salience of the eyes?
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, FIN 33014, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Biol Psychol 78:150-8. 2008
    ..The visibility of the eye region but not the eyes per se was critical for these ERP differences to occur. There were, however, indications that information in the eyes is also coded and used in the categorization of facial expressions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Deficits in facial affect recognition in unaffected siblings of Xhosa schizophrenia patients: evidence for a neurocognitive endophenotype
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Schizophr Res 99:270-3. 2008
    ..These results suggest that deficits in the processing negative affect from social cues are transmitted in families and may represent a heritable endophenotype of schizophrenia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Differential electrocortical responses to increasing intensities of fearful and happy emotional expressions
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Brain Res 1166:103-9. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc An ERP study of emotional face processing in the adult and infant brain
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Tampere, FIN 33014 Finland
    Child Dev 78:232-45. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Positive facial expressions are recognized faster than negative facial expressions, but why?
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, 33014, Finland
    Psychol Res 69:22-9. 2004
    ..Together, these results suggest that the happy face advantage may reflect a higher-level asymmetry in the recognition and categorization of emotionally positive and negative signals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emotional information processing in mood disorders: a review of behavioral and neuroimaging findings
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:34-9. 2006
    ..Only the most recent studies, however, have begun to elucidate the specificity and neural basis of these abnormalities. This article reviews and discusses the results of these studies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Emotional face processing deficit in schizophrenia: A replication study in a South African Xhosa population
    J M Leppänen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Schizophr Res 84:323-30. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that the deficit in the recognition of negative facial expressions may constitute a universal neurocognitive marker of schizophrenia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Depression biases the recognition of emotionally neutral faces
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 128:123-33. 2004
    ..These results suggest that, unlike healthy subjects, depression-prone individuals do not seem to perceive neutral faces as unambiguous signals of emotional neutrality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Affect and face perception: odors modulate the recognition advantage of happy faces
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Lab, Dept of Psychology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Emotion 3:315-26. 2003
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  13. doi request reprint Seeing direct and averted gaze activates the approach-avoidance motivational brain systems
    Jari K Hietanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, FIN 33014, Finland
    Neuropsychologia 46:2423-30. 2008
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  14. pmc Emergence of enhanced attention to fearful faces between 5 and 7 months of age
    Mikko J Peltola
    Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 4:134-42. 2009
    ..It is suggested that an enhanced sensitivity to facial signals of threat emerges between 5 and 7 months of age, and it may reflect functional development of the neural mechanisms involved in processing of emotionally significant stimuli...
  15. doi request reprint Visuospatial attention shifts by gaze and arrow cues: an ERP study
    Jari K Hietanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland
    Brain Res 1215:123-36. 2008
    ..These results provide further support for earlier behavioral and neuroimaging studies indicating that automatic orienting of attention by arrow cues and gaze cues are based on different neural mechanisms...
  16. pmc Fearful faces but not fearful eyes alone delay attention disengagement in 7-month-old infants
    Mikko J Peltola
    Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland
    Emotion 9:560-5. 2009
    ..Together, these results provide evidence that threat-related stimuli tend to hold attention preferentially in 7-month-old infants and that the effect does not reflect a simple response to differentially salient eyes in fearful faces...
  17. doi request reprint Facing a real person: an event-related potential study
    Laura M Pönkänen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Neuroreport 19:497-501. 2008
    ..The results indicate that a live face, as a potentially interacting stimulus, is processed differently than an inanimate face already at the early processing stages...
  18. doi request reprint Fearful faces modulate looking duration and attention disengagement in 7-month-old infants
    Mikko J Peltola
    Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland
    Dev Sci 11:60-8. 2008
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  19. pmc Does it make a difference if I have an eye contact with you or with your picture? An ERP study
    Laura M Pönkänen
    Department of Psychology, FIN 33014, University of Tampere, Finland
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:486-94. 2011
    ..These results may have implications for the use of pictorial stimuli in the social cognition studies...
  20. doi request reprint Enhanced cardiac and attentional responding to fearful faces in 7-month-old infants
    Mikko J Peltola
    Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Psychophysiology 48:1291-8. 2011
    ..For trials with a distractor-directed saccade, no difference between fearful and happy faces emerged. Thus, the bias to attend preferentially to fearful faces is accompanied by a concomitant increase in the cardiac orienting response...
  21. pmc Tuning the developing brain to social signals of emotions
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Nat Rev Neurosci 10:37-47. 2009
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  22. doi request reprint Affective-motivational brain responses to direct gaze in children with autism spectrum disorder
    Anneli Kylliäinen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:790-7. 2012
    ..We also explored whether degree of eye openness and face familiarity modulated these responses...
  23. doi request reprint Judgment of other people's facial expressions of emotions is influenced by their concurrent affective hand movements
    Jari K Hietanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 49:221-30. 2008
    ..The results conform with the proposal that perception of facial expressions of emotions can be affected by the expressive qualities of hand movements...
  24. ncbi request reprint Regulatory variant of the TPH2 gene and early life stress are associated with heightened attention to social signals of fear in infants
    Linda Forssman
    School of Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 55:793-801. 2014
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  25. ncbi request reprint Does facial expression affect attention orienting by gaze direction cues?
    Jari K Hietanen
    University of Tampere, Department of Psychology, Human Information Processing Laboratory, Tampere, Finland
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 29:1228-43. 2003
    ..In sum, the results suggest that in normal, healthy adults, eye direction processing for attention shifts is independent of facial expression analysis...
  26. ncbi request reprint The development and neural bases of facial emotion recognition
    Jukka M Leppanen
    Human Information Processing Laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, Finland
    Adv Child Dev Behav 34:207-46. 2006
  27. pmc Developmental precursors of social brain networks: the emergence of attentional and cortical sensitivity to facial expressions in 5 to 7 months old infants
    Santeri Yrttiaho
    Tampere Center for Child Health Research, School of Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    PLoS ONE 9:e100811. 2014
    ..The current results suggest that the attention bias towards fear could be involved in the developmental tuning of cortical networks for social signals of emotion. ..