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Book description

This reference work provides broad and up-to-date coverage of the major perspectives - ethological, neurobehavioral, developmental, dynamic systems, componential - on facial expression. It reviews Darwin's legacy in the theories of Izard and Tomkins and in Fridlund's recently proposed Behavioral Ecology theory. It explores continuing controversies on universality and innateness. It also updates the research guidelines of Ekman, Friesen and Ellsworth. This book anticipates emerging research questions: what is the role of culture in children's understanding of faces? In what precise ways do faces depend on the immediate context? What is the ecology of facial expression: when do different expressions occur and in what frequency? The Psychology of Facial Expressions is aimed at students, researchers and educators in psychology anthropology, and sociology who are interested in the emotive and communicative uses of facial expression.


‘… opens new ways of looking at the biology and development of facial expression with a strong emphasis on the social function of expressive movements. In the process, much work is being done to loosen a strong association between expression and emotion. Such a step can only be helpful toward understanding what a realistic account of the relation between emotion and facial expression might be, and how best to analyze that most expressive of human characteristics - the face.’

George Mandler - from the Foreword

‘… a unique and fascinating discussion … this book is not just a summary of past research … Rather it provides a place from which to begin future research. For my own part, after reading this book I can hardly wait to get started’.

Nicholas A. Troop Source: Behaviour Research and Therapy

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