When seeing another person wearing a face mask, humans have to rely on visible facial signals, which are the eyes and eyebrows. Looking someone in the eye is an important part of communication.
“Would undergoing a face transplant have any value to it if somebody across the room couldn’t tell you were happy by just looking at you?”
The research team of Yuan developed and refined a coding scheme which can serve as a tool to identify specific triadic communicative strategies that are effective in improving children’s engagement and reducing distress.
The chance that a paramedic suffers an injury is 3x higher than other occupations. Because of the global health worker shortage, we need to make sure these professionals are taken care of.
McNally and her colleagues developed a coding scheme to observe infant gaze behavior and applied it in a study of complementary feeding.
For the past twenty years, the demand for cosmetic procedures to the face has increased drastically. New technologies have become available that make it possible to look ‘better and younger’.
If you are born profoundly deaf, it is very likely that modern technology in the form of cochlear implants can improve your hearing.
In her study, Visser focuses on one of the possible mechanisms that may underlie limited information recall in patients: the relationship between emotional stress and memory performance.
Older people are healthier these days and like to live in their own homes as long as possible. As a result, the need for home care services is increasing.
Studies show that people with anorexia nervosa have reduced facial expressivity of emotions while viewing emotionally provoking stimuli. Researcher Leppanen and her team used FaceReader to investigate this.