Latest Paul Ekman Stories

Emotional Expressions Recognized By New Computer Model
2014-04-02 05:20:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While research projects tend to focus primarily on the six basic emotions of happiness, surprise, sadness, anger, fear, and disgust, researchers from Ohio State University have developed a way that will allow more than triple the number of documented emotion-related facial expressions that can be used for cognitive analysis. Writing in the latest edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the OSU...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. “Emotions are not universally perceived,” said Lisa Feldman Barrett, professor of psychology Northeastern University. “Everything that’s predicated on that is a mistake.” In the...

2014-02-03 13:45:37

[ Watch the Video: The Four Faces Of Human Expression ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Psychologists have long been investigating the connection between facial expressions and emotions. A theory first offered by Paul Ekman, says that there are six primary emotions that are globally recognized and easily construed through specific facial expressions: happiness, sadness, fear, anger, surprise and disgust. According to new research published in the journal Current...

2013-06-18 23:16:44

Leading Researchers Discuss How and Why We Feel the Ways We Do San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 For anyone who has every wondered why we have emotions and how they function, an enlightening segment entitled “Human Emotions” will be a part of the Being Human 2013 conference taking place on Saturday, September 28, 2013 in San Francisco´s newly restored Nourse Theater. The second annual Being Human event will foster a deeper understanding of what it means to be human....

2013-06-14 23:23:20

Dr. Paul Ekman to Lecture on Serious Lies and Why They Succeed at ELCE August 27th, 2013 Corona, California (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo (ELCE), hosted at the Anaheim Convention Center, August 26-28th, 2013, announced Dr. Paul Ekman, scientific consultant for the TV series, "Lie to Me," and was included in Time magazine's annual list of the "100 most influential people in the world" in 2009, to Keynote at ELCE Tuesday, August 27th, 2013. Dr. Paul...

2013-05-02 23:00:32

Co-Discoverer of Micro Expressions, Dr. Ekman to Keynote at ELCE August 27th, 2013. Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo (ELCE), hosted at the Anaheim Convention Center, August 26-28th, 2013, announced Dr. Paul Ekman, co-discoverer of micro expressions, to Keynote at ELCE Tuesday, August 27th, 2013. Dr. Ekman´s Keynote session “Lie to Me: The Science of Emotional Skills and Deception” will cover the nine motivations for serious...

2012-03-29 02:38:29

UCSF Scientists Collaborate with Buddhists in Novel Project Schoolteachers who underwent a short but intensive program of meditation were less depressed, anxious or stressed — and more compassionate and aware of others´ feelings, according to a UCSF-led study that blended ancient meditation practices with the most current scientific methods for regulating emotions. A core feature of many religions, meditation is practiced by tens of millions around the world as part of their...

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