Ecstasy Improves “Mind-Reading,” But Only for Positive Emotions

Ecstasy improves your ability to detect positive emotions in someone's face.

Posted Aug 06, 2012

What emotion do these eyes convey? a. aghast b. fantasizing c. impatient d. alarmed

Answer to the above RMET example: b. fanstasizing
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Reference:

Hysek CM, Domes G, Liechti ME. MDMA enhances "mind reading" of positive emotions and impairs "mind reading" of negative emotions. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2012 Jul;222(2):293-302. PubMed PMID: 22277989