Expressing Emotion - -1 PsychSim 5 EXPRESSING EMOTION Name...

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Unformatted text preview: -1 PsychSim 5: EXPRESSING EMOTION Name: Laura Johnston______ Section: Modules 38 - 40 Date: October 25, 2009 In this activity you will learn about the role of facial expressions in the nonverbal communication of emotion. Primary Affects What emotions are generally considered primary affects? How do they relate to facial expressions? Primary effects can be emotions such as happiness, sadness, surprise, fear, anger, and disgust. When an emotion is experienced, a neural program sends messages to the face, causing certain muscles to contract and others to relax. These movements produce a characteristic facial expression. The Facial Code Using the table below, describe the characteristic positions of the eyebrows, eyes, and mouth for each of the six primary affects. Eyebrows Eyes Mouth 1. Surprise Are raised and curved Opened wide, with the upper eyelid raised and lower eyelid pulled down Jaw drops, parting the teeth and lips, but the lips are relaxed 2. Fear Are raised with the inner...
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