Schematic of the Contingency Conditions (Figure 1) (image) Toyohashi University of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption Schematic of the contingency conditions. The faces were photographs of a real person in the experiments. In the contingent condition, the pressing of a button caused a smiling face to appear. In the non-contingent condition, the face randomly smiled. In the unresponsive condition, the face remained neutral even though the participant pressed the button. Credit COPYRIGHT (C) TOYOHASHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.