Duchenne smile

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Duchenne smile Aim: To determine how different forms of smiling relate to the subjective experience of emotion To determine whether the Duchenne smile could not only distinguish positive from negative emotions, but which of the two positive experiences was most enjoyable To examine the relationship between types of smiling and cerebral hemisphere activity in adults Method : A total of 37 right handed women (between 17 and 41 years old) were advise to watched positive and negative film clips while they were secretly videotaped. Prior to the experiment, they were told that their subjective and physiological reactions to films designed to rise both positive and negative emotions would be studied. The experiment began with baseline recordings of physiology, followed by the film clips presentation, and then another set of baseline trials was presented. After each of the baseline trials, participants rated the emotions
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