Monthly Archives: November 2012

Trained Staff Effective at Identifying Risk

Evidence given to the United States House of Representatives in 2011 during a Congressional Testimony hearing for the “Screening Passengers by Observation Techniques” (SPOT) Program in relation to the efficacy of this training at airports showed that trained staff markedly … Continue reading

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Expression 29 Nov 2012

What is this expression? Click on the FACS code’s to code this expression. Post your thoughts in the comments below.

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Expression of the Day – 27 Nov 2012

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Experts and the Future of Expert Testimony

I was being interviewed this morning by a local newspaper, and the subject of media cases came up – in particular, the reporter asked about New Zealand First MP Brendon Horan who is under investigation for allegedly dipping into his … Continue reading

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Expression of the Day – 26 Nov 2012

What does Sophia Loren (left) think about Jayne Mansfield (right) in this image? Click on the FACS code’s to code this expression. Post your thoughts in the comments below. Also, view what others have already thought about this photo here.

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Facial Expression Asymmetry in Photographs

Left versus right-facing photographs also seem to affect perceptions of the photographic subjects. In a 2010 paper published in the journal Laterality, study participants were more likely to guess that photographic subjects were scientists if the photographs showed their right … Continue reading

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Expression of the Day – 22 Nov 2012

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