Monthly Archives: March 2013

31 Mar 2013 Expression

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

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Brief Explanation and Tip for Happiness

Happiness is a positive emotion and one most of us seek to experience more often, and is used to shape many of our less important daily choices as well as help us with our bigger lifelong choices. Ekman & Friesen … Continue reading

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10 Evolutionary Approaches to Psychology and the Mind

Source: Best Psychology Schools Online

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Paul Ekman, SPOT Behavioural Profiling vs Racial Profiling

Paul Ekman tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter that using racial profiling is exactly the WRONG thing to do in the SPOT program, a program for behavioural screening based in large part on his own research. Click here to listen to the … Continue reading

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Surprise longer than a second or two is fake

If someone’s surprise lasts longer than a second or two, they’re likely to be faking their surprise. Surprise is the briefest of emotions, with a sudden onset that dissipates quickly as the stimulus that caused the surprise is understood. Once … Continue reading

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Truth Wizards

“Truth wizards”, discovered by Maureen O’Sullivan during her Wizards Project, were a select group of people that were particularly good at detecting deception. Monica Raymund played the truth wizard Ria Torres on the TV series Lie to Me, at one point … Continue reading

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Mick and Mairead Philpott Press Conference

Before I write up what I think about Mick & Mairead Philpott, what do you think of their behaviour during this press conference? 

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