Oslo Face Database

DesignThe Oslo Face Database consists of ~200 male and female faces of neutral expression with three gaze directions: left, center and right. The database has so far been downloaded by ~100 researchers (NB make sure to briefly state your research purpose in the comments section of the form below). 

The photos were taken in 2012 of students from the University of Oslo. We have collected ratings of  attractiveness, trustworthiness and perceived dominance of faces. Special thanks to Samira Aminihajibashi, Hedda Løseth and Guro Løseth for collecting the ratings!

The Oslo Face Database was first introduced in a demonstration of the role of the human opioid system for perceived face attractiveness in men.

We have hand-drawn regions of interest (ROIs, see image) for a subset of these faces for use in eye-tracking analysis. For pupil measurements we also have available luminance-matched gray images that can be used for baseline pupillometry.

The images, ratings and ROIs are available for research use by request.

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