How music affects children’s development
Researchers dove deeper into building an understanding of the relationship between music and emotions and how music affects children’s development.
Must-see TED Talks on emotions
Emotions are fundamental in understanding human behavior. Do you want to get a better understanding of emotions? We’ve put together a list of must-see TED Talks on emotions.
Predicting behavior from non-verbal communication
Suppose a darts player is ready to throw a dart while showing a smile on his face. Would he hit the attempted number of points as opposed to missing the shot if he looked grumpy? Research has been done to figure this out.
Entrepreneurs’ facial expressions & emotional contagion during investor pitches
What is the influence of emotions in a decision-making process? Dinkla and Liebregts wondered if displaying joy and emotional mimicry play a role during pitches.
Creating a custom expression for Engagement: A validation study with FaceReader
The concept engagement is gaining more and more attention. Many companies are looking for ways to increase consumer engagement. But, how do you know a consumer is feeling engaged?
For Pete’s Sake: Measuring Frustration
Within the field of human factors and usability, frustration poses an interesting challenge. It can be a barrier for learning. So how can we measure frustration in order to minimize it?
SUKIPANI: The magic word for making a smile
The SUKIPANI smile is an exercise to train the muscles you use while smiling. Dr. Sugahara explains the effect of the movements of the muscles and uses FaceReader to analyze the smiles.
Analysis of facial expressions of emotions in children
The study described in this guest blog post focuses on the facial expressions of emotions induced by affective stimuli in children aged between 7 and 14.
Validation-study: Basic emotions and Action Units detection
Guest blogger Jan Zumhasch, a certified FACS-coder, explains why FaceReader is amazing if you want to analyze facial expressions and emotions.