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New Research Suggests We Shouldn't Trust Facial Expressions

1 month ago   |   By Psych Central

New research has found that facial expressions might not be reliable indicators of emotion.
In fact, researchers at Ohio State University warn that it might be more accurate to say we should never trust a person's face.
“The question we really asked is: ‘Can we truly detect emotion from facial articulations?'” said Dr. Aleix Martinez, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at The Ohio State University. “And the basic conclusion is, no, you can't.”
For the study, researchers analyzed the kinetics of muscle movement in the human face and compared those muscle movements with a...
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