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Emotional expression – facial affect scoring technique (FAST) – Ekman Broke the face down into different regions – each shows a connection to an emotion 3 regions 1) brow/forehead 2) eye/eyelid/bridge of nose 3) cheek/mouth/nose/chin/jaw Primary affect displays, affect blends Primary affect displays Disgust (3) Fear (2) Sadness (1, 2) Happiness (2, 3) Anger (1, 3) Surprise (1, 2, 3) Affect blends: feeling 2 emotions at once; regions are associated with both that are affected Affect display rules – cultural and sex differences Facial expressions are universal, but how/when they’re shown varies across cultures Less expressive nonverbally Cultural norm that governs the emotion expression Doctor/patient relationship – emotional detachment
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Unformatted text preview: Prison – police – boss Sex differences More acceptable for men to show anger More emotion showed by women Men are taught to mask emotions Women score higher on self-monitoring (think of social appropriateness of behavior) Better at reading emotions of others Develops w/ age; intelligence semi-related We’re better at seeing/noticing positive emotions we don’t try to hide happiness; more obvious baseline differences Live in a sea of positivity – try to be positive and put our best foot forward Negative expression is less common Less experience, less skill Selective perception – look past it more readily...
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course COM 434 taught by Professor Larrynadler during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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