Tags » Facial Expressions

The Key To Spotting Liars?

Do fleeting changes of facial expression show whether someone is telling lies?

Psychologist Paul Ekman believes he has the answer

Forty years ago, research psychologist Dr Paul Ekman was addressing a group of young psychiatrists in training when he was asked a question whose answer has kept him busy ever since. 764 more words


Have you noticed?

That photos of our illustrious/infamous “leader” almost always show him either smirking,  grumpy, angry or worse?  Sad to say but the candid photos of him that I have seen seem to show the true level of happiness (0%), calmness (0%), peacefulness (0%) and/or miserable-ness (100%) he lives within. 163 more words

Politics & The Media

Impression formations.

Everyone agrees that first impressions are crucial, and might set the tone for the relationship. Impression formation is very rapid, a glance and a few words from a person might lead to the formation of an impression. 890 more words

Blog 4 (5/2)

Social Cognition and Down's Syndrome

The focus of this blog will be exploring how people with Downs Syndrome (DS) differ in their social cognition abilities in comparison to the general population. 703 more words

The Halo Effect

“Halo Effect, error in reasoning in which an impression formed from a single trait or characteristic is allowed to influence multiple judgments or ratings of unrelated factors.” ( 535 more words

Blog 3 (29/1)

Are facial expressions important?

For this weeks post I decided to focus on individuals and their social cues when it comes to decision making and trusting each other. When we think about interacting with others individual’s social cues can make us perceive them in a certain way. 435 more words