- Action in response to a stimulus, as of the system or of a nerve, muscle, etc.
- A look or intonation expressing personal reaction, feeling, etc.: “A shocked expression.”
Unlike regular pre-longed facial expressions, it is difficult to fake a micro-expression There are seven universal micro-expressions: Disgust, anger, fear, sadness, happiness, surprise, and contempt.
15 common facial expressions: Confusion, surprise, shame, focus, exhaustion, anger, seduction, fear, sadness, happiness, disgust, contempt, frustration, boredom, embarrassed.
People used to think that there are six universal facial expressions, but scientists have come up with a longer facial expressions list that consist of 21 distinct emotions. Such as: happy, sad, fearful, angry, surprised, disgusted, happily surprised, happily disgusted, sadly fearful, sadly angry, sadly surprised, sadly disgusted, fearfully angry, fearfully surprised, fearfully disgusted, angrily surprised, angrily disgusted, disgusted surprised, hatred, and awe.
Facial expressions are a form of nonverbal communication. They are a primary means of conveying social information between humans, but they also occur in most other mammals and some other animals species.
The human face is extremely expressive, able to expression countless emotion without saying a word. And unlike some forms of nonverbal communication, facial expressions are universal. The facial expressions for happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, fear and disgust are the same across cultures.
Research suggests that facial expressions of emotion are natural rather than a product of cultural learning.
The importance of nonverbal communication described the process of shared cues between people, which goes hand-in-hand with public speaking. This can include eye contact, frequency of glances, blink rate, gestures, facial expressions, posture and more.
Six basic emotions are: anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, surprise.
Micro-expressions are very brief facial expressions, lasting only a fraction of a second. They occur when a person either deliberately or unconsciously conceals a feeling.
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