Psychology Essay

Psychology Essay - Wu 1 Micro Expression Psychology The study of the mind and mental processes especially in relation to behavior(Definition of

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Wu 1 Micro Expression Psychology: The study of the mind and mental processes, especially in relation to behavior (Definition of Psychology, 2004). Deriving from philosophy as early as the 17 th century, the Greeks studied the human psyche which gave insight into human characteristics and why humans act the way they do. It wasn’t long ago that psychology became its own subject of study and expanded into many different sub sections. One of these sections includes Micro Expression, which in itself is a deeply fascinating subject of study. Micro expression, which is a momentary involuntary facial expression -- that people unconsciously display when they are hiding an emotion. They are quick & intense expressions of concealed emotion (WebMD 2004). These facial muscles react with no thought whatsoever to certain events or facts. This allows them to be a means of interpreting whether an individual is lying or not. A professional at reading facial micro expressions must be very attentive and alert
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at SPSU.

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Psychology Essay - Wu 1 Micro Expression Psychology The study of the mind and mental processes especially in relation to behavior(Definition of

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