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Facial Expressions Not Universally Perceived
2014-03-06 06:20:39

A new study published on Wednesday in the journal Psychological Science has found that facial expressions and emotional vocalizations are not universally understood across cultural barriers – contradicting a long-held emotion science belief.

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2014-02-03 13:45:37

A theory first offered by Paul Ekman, says that there are six primary emotions which are globally recognized and easily construed through specific facial expressions. New research, however, says this is not so.


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