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  • Mental State Of A Facial Expression
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    Interpreting Facial Expressions: A Cross-cultural and Developmental Study Abstract Various illustrations of faces created by Hockney and Velazquez were shown to subjects who were required to decide which was the most effective of two semantic opposites which described the characters mental state. The study challenges notions suggesting that young children from approximately the age of eight years old are able to be interpret facial expressions. The study also questions attitudes and ideologies t...
  • Basal Emotional Responses
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    Kelly MillerTitleNonverbal expressions of emotions are not consciously controlled, lending them to being more basal and honest. "It is difficult to bring nonverbal behavior under conscious control. [... ] The behavior is automatic, an unconscious reflex". (Be rko et al 100) Researchers from Darwin to Leathers have studied the universality outward display of emotions and how they can be non verbally expressed through facial expressions, stature, and the eyes. Facial expression is by nature a basa...
  • Facial Expressions And Body Language
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    Sometimes it's easy to tell what is on a person's mind by the way they position their body. Facial expressions also give clues as to what other people are thinking. The way a person stands, positions their arms, and smiles can tell a lot about them. Men and women typically have different movements, which mean different things. People position their bodies in many different ways when standing. The most intimate of them being, face to face, hip to hip (Fenney 102). This is something that usually o...
  • Nonverbal Communication Introduction Any Communication Interaction
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    NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION Introduction Any communication interaction involves two major components in terms of how people are perceived: verbal, or what words are spoken and nonverbal, the cues such as facial expressions, posture, verbal intonations, and other body gestures. Many people believe it is their words that convey the primary messages but it is really their nonverbal cues. The hypothesis for this research paper was: facial expressions directly impact how a person is perceived. A brief li...
  • Participants In The Teeth Holding Condition
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    THE EFFECT OF PEN HOLDING CONDITIONS ON THE HUMOUR RATING OF FUNNY CARTOONS ABSTRACT Previous research concerning the facial feedback hypothesis contends that manipulation of facial expression induces emotional arousal. The aim of the experiment was to determine whether holding a pen in the mouth in way that resembles certain facial expression effect humour rating of cartoons rated by participants under one of three conditions. A sample of 60 na " ive second year students from Monash University ...
  • Facial Expression
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    Is noticing lies told by others, really possible, without the use polygraphs or computers? According to James Geary, yes. In his article "How to Spot a Liar", he explains how it is possible for a human to catch small details in a persons face and voice when lying. Just by careful analyzing these features, a person can accurately determine is they are being told a lie. Here is how... When a person is drying to deceive someone they typically are nervous. "Polygraphs, for instance, measure respirat...
  • Express Duchenne Smiles
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    Since Kindergarten, children are taught to associate certain emotions with certain facial expressions. This social norm is reinforced consistently throughout childhood. One of the most mundane of these is that smiling represents happiness, friendliness, and joy. However, as we examine the world around us, we find ourselves asking, 'Why do people really smile?' This study will seek to determine the times that adults smile, and what emotions they are really feeling at the time. LITERATURE REVIEW B...

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