Monthly Archives: January 2013

Paul Ekman’s “Trigger locks can save kids”

Dr. Paul Ekman’s Letter to the Editor in the San Francisco Chronicle; “Trigger locks can save kids” 15th January, 2013. “Marsha N. Cohen‘s suggestion in “Mandatory insurance?” (Jan. 11, Open Forum) mentioned in passing trigger-guard locks rendering a gun inoperative. Let … Continue reading

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17 Jan 2013 Expression

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

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Discourse Analysis and Detecting Deception

Studies have shown that analysing written transcripts of speech resulted in more accuracy at detecting deceit than analysing non-verbal & verbal behaviour. This is this main reason why I’ve included an introduction to discourse analysis in the Intermediate 202 Program … Continue reading

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What do you find most important?

I’m interested as to what you find most important – please make the time to vote.

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Teen killer filmed passing lie detector test

A Scottish man convicted of murdering his girlfriend when they were both aged 14 had declared his innocence in a landmark prison video released on YouTube. In January 2005 Luke Mitchell, 24, was found guilty of the brutal stabbing murder … Continue reading

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13 Jan 2013 Expression

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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Paul Ekman’s Anger Profile of President Obama Part 1

Dr Paul Ekman is interviewed by Newton Hightower, LCSW, Founder and Director of The Center for Anger Resolution, Inc.

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Victory or Defeat?

Photos of athletes in their moment of victory or defeat usually show faces contorted with intense emotion. But a new study suggests that people actually don’t use those kinds of extreme facial expressions to judge how a person is feeling.

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2 Jan 2013 Expression

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