27 Feb 2013 Expression

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

Expression?

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I have three major professional areas in my life: Team Dunn Real Estate (Harcourts Real Estate with my beautiful wife Bridget), SDL (Behavioural Science Consulting) and Qian Li Dao Academy NZ (Wing Chun Kung Fu). Stu & Bridget Dunn Real Estate: Providing awesome service and results through our approachable, professional and effective real estate services. http://stubridget.harcourts.co.nz/ SDL: SDL helps our clients to understand non-verbal communication and to avoid deception. We do this by providing online courses, training and specialist advice in areas of behaviour, emotional analysis and detecting deception. Both my wife Bridget and I are also FACS certified. I have also written an International Best Seller, True Lies; A Guide To Reading Faces, Interpreting Body Language & Detecting Deception In The Real World. www.MicroExpressions.co.nz, www.facebook.com/sdlmicroexpressions & www.StuDunn.com Qian Li Dao Academy NZ (Wing Chun Kung Fu): The Wing Chun System, known for its incredible speed, powerful straight punches & Chi Sao (contact reflex training), relies on angling & body mechanics rather than brute force. www.QianLiDao.co.nz
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6 Responses to 27 Feb 2013 Expression

  1. SDL says:

    Don’t think this fits into any specific category, however we can start to see what’s happening with the FACS codes… Something like: 4B+14D+17D+23E+24E+38B
    Slight frowning with strong dimpler smile, and bascially a raised chin boss and tight lips. This tells me (without the context) this is a forced social (or fake) smile, that is attempting to make a blend of disgust (or resignation) and anger.

  2. SDL says:

    Someone else mentioned the mouth tightly shut to avoid saying something or to show restraint – agree! It could well be the case! 🙂

  3. well i’m clearly an amateur on this science
    but to me it looks like he’s fraught, his shoulders are tense and he’s showing shame and suppressed fear and anger … i think armstrongs mouth stroke shows his reaction after the accusations during the trial when his body is automatically defending his position but his mind is regretting …
    BUT² i have another theory on this one as well:
    it looks like a staged picture to me in witch he was told to show shame and regret (or if it wasn’t staged the mentioned emotions might be) …
    whatever it really is, i could certainly tell you when i would have been in this situation seeing him life cause i kind of have the gift of understanding what goes on in peoples minds when i’m talking to them (but that’s another story to tell .^__^. ) …
    nice blog btw – keep it up and stay awesome

  4. here some similarities: http://bit.ly/clsms01
    objections 😉 😀 .?

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