Lecture 18 – Expressed Emotion

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Lecture 18 1 Lecture 18 Expressed Emotion Josh Wede Psych 100 Expressed Emotion Emotions are expressed on the face, from the body and the intonation of the voice Is this non-verbal language of emotion universal? Nonverbal Communication Most of us are good at deciphering emotions thorough non-verbal communication. In a crowd of faces a single angry face will “pop out” faster than a single happy face (Fox et al. 2000). Nonverbal Communication Gender, Emotion, and Nonverbal Behavior Women are generally better at discerning nonverbal emotions then men Could detect real or “phony” couples Generally better at spotting lies Describe themselves as being more empathetic Gender, Emotion, and Nonverbal Behavior When shown sad, happy and scary film clips women expressed emotions more than men.
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Lecture 18 2 Detecting and Computing Emotion Most people find it difficult to detect deceiving emotion Trained professionals (police officers, psychiatrists, judges,
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