Who can download the BFD?
Researchers of an accredited university can download the BFD. In order to verify that we ask you to provide us with information about your university and a link to a website mentioning your affiliation.
Am I allowed to use the BFD images in scientific publications, e.g. journal articles?
You may use the images on the publication list as stimulus examples in scientific publications. The usage of all other images is strictly prohibited. Please examine the publication list carefully.
Am I allowed to use the BFD images in non-scientific publications, e.g. public media?
If you wish to use BFD images in non-scientific publications, you need to contact us via email@example.com and explain briefly your purpose using the images.
How should I refer to the BFD in my publications?
Walker, M., Schönborn, S., Greifeneder, R., & Vetter, T. (2018). The Basel Face Database: A validated set of photographs reflecting systematic differences in Big Two and Big Five personality dimensions. PloS one, 13(3). doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193190
How should I refer to the method to manipulate perceived personality in faces in my publications?
Walker, M., & Vetter, T. (2016). Changing the personality of a face. A novel statistical approach to manipulate the Big Five personality dimensions in faces. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110(4), 609–624.