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Why so angry? The role of context and function in facial expression analysis

Why do respondents show an angry facial expression when evaluating a website or product, when there is no reason to expect them to actually be angry? Read more in this sequel to the blog post "How emotions are made".
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Examining parent-adolescent interactions during a career discussion

As an adolescent you have no idea what awaits you in working life, what you are capable of. Looking for answers to these questions is part of the vocational development, in which parents play a crucial role.
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5 tips to optimize your facial expression analyses

Are you involved in emotion recognition and facial expression analysis? These 5 tips will guarantee the best results!
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How do people with antisocial and psychopathic traits process emotions?

Understanding more about emotion processing in people with antisocial personality disorder and psychopathic traits can improve interventions. The team of researcher Kyranides studied how facial mimicry can help.
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How emotions are made

Neuroscience research in the past decades has shown that our brain gives meaning to our experiences and sensations, through concepts such as emotions.
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Facts about FaceReader and automated facial expression analysis

There have been many statements about using automated facial expression analysis to assess emotions. Let’s take a look at what is actually possible and impossible to do with FaceReader, through a game of true and false.
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How to study human behavior

Many people are fascinated by human behavior. Why do we act the way we do? How is our behavior influenced, or measured? And why is behavioral change so difficult?
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How do people with Parkinson's disease express emotions?

A mask-like facial expression is an early symptom of Parkinson's disease. How can we understand the relation between changed facial expressions and disease severity? Researcher Yang and their team used FaceReader to find out.
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Understanding infants’ social and moral development

At the Centre of Infant Cognition at UBC in Vancouver, researchers conduct independent studies as well as participate in ManyBabies projects to further understand the development of moral and social behaviors of infants.