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.
Emotional responses to winning a paralympic medal
Guest blogger Jeffrey J. Martin conducted a study to examine the emotional reactions of Paralympians right after winning a medal, using automated facial expression analysis.
World Cup success and emotions
Recent scientific research shows that emotional expressions like anger and happiness matter in being successful in the group phase of the soccer World Cup.
Movement analysis in volleyball
Researchers from Aix-Marseille Université and the University of Groningen analyzed match plays to gain insight into the whole-body and arm movements.