What the Face Reveals

What the Face Reveals : Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS)

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This unique book includes ground-breaking research on how the face reveals internal emotional states, deception, psychopathology, and aspects of physical health.
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  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 164.1 x 242.6 x 28.4mm | 975.38g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 20 halftones, 13 line drawings, tables and figures
  • 0195104463
  • 9780195104462

Table of contents

Foreword; Introduction; The study of spontaneous facial expression in psychology; I: BASIC RESEARCH ON EMOTION; 1. Is the startle reaction an emotion?; 2. The asymmetry of facial actions is inconsisten with models of hemispheric specialization; 3. Coherence between expressive and experiential systmes in emotion; 4. Will the real relationship between facial expression and affective experience please stand up: The case of exhilaration; 5. Extraversion, alcohol, and enjoyment; 6. Signs of appeasement: Evidence for the distinct displays of embarrassment, amusement, and shame; 7. Genuine, suppressed, and faked facial behavior during exacerbation of chronic low back pain; 8. The consistency of facial expressions of pain: a comparison across modalities; 9. Smiles when lying; 10. Behavioral markers and recognizability of the smile of enjoyment; 11. Components and recognition of facial expression in the communication of emotion by actors; 12. Differentiating emotion elicited and deliberate emotional facial expressions; 13. Japanese and American infants' responses to arm restraint; 14. Differential facial responses to four basic tests in newborns; II: APPLIED RESEARCH; 15. Facial expressions in affective disorders; 16. Emotional experience and epxression in schizophrenia and depression; 17. Interaction regulations used by schizophrenic and psychosomatic patients: Studies on facial behavior in dyadic interactions; 18. Nonverbal expression of psychological states in psychiatric patients; 19. Depression and suicide faces; 20. Prototypical affective microsequences in psychotherapeutic interaction; 21. Facial expressions of emotion and psychopathology in adolescent boys; 22. Type A behavior pattern: Facial behavior and speech components; Conclusion; What we have learned by measuring the face; Index
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