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Experiencing & Expressing Emotion 1. Emotion Communication 1. Faces and emotion 2. Lie detection (Polygraph) 2. Ekman’s Universals 1. Cross-cultural face research 3. Opponent Process Theory 1. Balancing good and bad Emotion Communication faces are crucial in displaying emotion fear & anger = eyes; happiness = mouth big individual differences; introverts and females better at “reading” faces fake smiles are switched on and off faster than real ones, but last longer people are very poor at detecting false expressions in 10 seconds of viewing a teacher speaking, can tell whether s/he likes student Lie Detection polygraph : a device used to detect lying by measuring physiological responses accompanying emotion (perspiration, heart rate or blood pressure increase, breathing change) lie detection (polygraph) can be beaten by controlled arousal but the “guilty knowledge” test—reactions to facts only perpetrator would know—may actually work!
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Unformatted text preview: Darwin had studied facial expression, looking for “universals” ± Ekman did cross-cultural comparison of labeling of faces (all Caucasian) and found remarkable consistency Ekman’s Research ± there are “universal” facial expressions that convey emotions in the same way across cultures ± this does not mean that all facial displays are the same, just that several key ones are ± body language may be quite different across cultures, too ± even congenitally blind display same expressions ± independent cultures display emotion more than interdependent cultures Opponent Process Theory ± Richard Solomon (1980) ± “for every emotion, there is an equal and opposite emotion” ± emotional ups and downs balance, both long term and short term ² drug high, drug withdrawal ² pain and fear of childbirth, euphoria afterward at sight of child ± repetitions strengthen opposing emotion (e.g., drug tolerance)...
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