Lecture 16-17

Lecture 16-17 - Expression of the Emotions in Man and...

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Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, Darwin (1872) If facial expression of emotions is inherited (genetically determined), then. .. 1. Different cultures with different languages and no contact should have similar facial expressions of emotion They do: Eckman (1980) 2. Cultures should judge facial expressions similarly They do: Tomkins 3. People who are visually impaired from birth should have the same or similar facial expression of emotions than sighted people They do: Woodworth (1954)
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The Production of Emotional Expressions is not Generated in Motor Cortex Volitional Facial Paresis following damage to face region of motor cortex Cannot voluntarily move facial muscles on affected side of face but show normal involuntary facial expression of emotion Emotional Facial Paresis following damage to insular region of prefrontal cortex Show no emotion on affected side of face but can voluntarily move muscles
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Hemispheric Asymmetry in the Recognition and Expression of Emotion The right hemisphere is dominant
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course PSYCH 330 taught by Professor Otto during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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Lecture 16-17 - Expression of the Emotions in Man and...

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