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[Xmca-l] Re: What Faces Can't Tell Us


I am unable to interpret the egg on your face without also taking into account your posture, and your current circumstances. For instance, perhaps you a merely a messy eater of your breakfast.



On Mar 6, 2014, at 9:12 AM, White, Phillip <Phillip.White@ucdenver.edu> wrote:

> Martin, i think i just experienced my first Roseanne Roseannadanna moment.
> what can i say, but, "Never mind." while i go wipe egg off my face.
> and thank you.
> phillip
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> Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: What Faces Can't Tell Us
> But Phillip, this research is saying that we are *not* accurate in recognizing emotions from someone's facial expression! The focus of the article is how poor people's performance was once Ekman's task was modified. The last line, for example, says it all:  "the face isn’t telling the whole story."
> Martin

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