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Can You Spot A Fake Smile?

The difference in the meaning of a genuine smile and a fake smile is vast. Trace has what to look for when you think someone might just be putting a show.

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Is the Human Brain Capable of Identifying a Fake Smile?

“Since Leonardo Da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa, much has been said about what lies behind her smile. Now, Spanish researchers have discovered how far this attention-grabbing expression confuses our emotion recognition and makes us perceive a face as happy, even if it is not.”

Real Smiles, Fake Smiles: What’s the Difference?

“Most would agree that smiles are contagious. But can there be a social benefit from a fake smile?”

Affective Facial Expression Processing in 15-Month-Old Infants Who Have Experienced Maltreatment

“This study examined the neural correlates of facial affect processing in 15 month-old maltreated and nonmaltreated infants. Event-related potentials (ERPs) were elicited while infants passively viewed standardized pictures of female models posing angry, happy, and neutral facial expressions.”

What Do Facial Expressions Express?

“Most efforts at understanding human facial expressions have taken for granted several

How Animal and Human Emotions Are Different

“Animals and humans feel emotions very differently, so much so that it makes human emotions harder to study, according to a neuroscientist.”

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