What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action…

Hardcover | March 15, 2005

EditorPaul Ekman, Erika L. Rosenberg

not yet rated|write a review
While we have known for centuries that facial expressions can reveal what people are thinking and feeling, it is only recently that the face has been studied scientifically for what it can tell us about internal states, social behavior, and psychopathology. Today's widely available,sophisticated measuring systems have allowed us to conduct a wealth of new research on facial behavior that has contributed enormously to our understanding of the relationship between facial expression and human psychology. The chapters in this volume present the state-of-the-art in this research.They address key topics and questions, such as the dynamic and morphological differences between voluntary and involuntary expressions, the relationship between what people show on their faces and what they say they feel, whether it is possible to use facial behavior to draw distinctions amongpsychiatric populations, and how far research on automating facial measurement has progressed. The book also includes follow-up commentary on all of the original research presented and a concluding integration and critique of all the contributions made by Paul Ekman. As an essential reference for all those working in the area of facial analysis and expression, this volume will be indispensable for a wide range of professionals and students in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, and behavioral medicine.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$80.48 online
$80.50 list price
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

While we have known for centuries that facial expressions can reveal what people are thinking and feeling, it is only recently that the face has been studied scientifically for what it can tell us about internal states, social behavior, and psychopathology. Today's widely available,sophisticated measuring systems have allowed us to con...

Paul Ekman was a Professor of Psychology for 32 years in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California at San Francisco. He also served as chief psychologist in the U.S. Army, Fort Dix New Jersey from 1958-1960. His interests have focused on two separate, but related topics: He originally focused on nonverbal behavior, ...

other books by Paul Ekman

Emotions Revealed, Second Edition: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and…
Emotions Revealed, Second Edition: Recognizing Faces an...

Paperback|Mar 20 2007

$15.50 online$20.50list price(save 24%)
Unmasking The Face: A Guide to Recognizing Emotions from Facial Clues
Unmasking The Face: A Guide to Recognizing Emotions fro...

Paperback|Apr 1 2015

$26.86 online$35.50list price(save 24%)
Telling Lies: Clues To Deceit In The Marketplace Politics And Marriage
Telling Lies: Clues To Deceit In The Marketplace Politi...

Paperback|Jan 27 2009

$15.78 online$21.95list price(save 28%)
see all books by Paul Ekman
Format:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 6.42 × 9.29 × 1.5 inPublished:March 15, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195179641

ISBN - 13:9780195179644

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS)

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Part I. Basic Research Emotion1. Paul Ekman, Wallace V. Friesen, Ronald C. Simons: Is the Startle Reaction an Emotion?Afterword: Is the Startle Reaction an Emotion?Paul Ekman: Afterword: FACS in the Study of the Latah Syndrome2. Ronald C. Simons: The Asymmetry of Facial Actions is Inconsistent with Models of Hemispheric SpecializationAfterword: Asymmetry in Facial Muscular ActionsJoseph C. Hager: 3. Erika L. Rosenberg and Paul Ekman: Coherence Between Expressive and Experiential Systems in EmotionAfterword: Erika Rosenberg4. Willibald Ruch: Will the Real Relationship between Facial Expression and Affective Experience Please Stand Up: The Case of ExhilarationAfterword: The FACS in Humor ResearchWillibald Ruch: 5. Willibald Ruch: Extroversion, Alcholo, and EnjoymentAfterword: Laughter and TemperamentWillibald Ruch: 6. Dacher Keltner: Signs of Appeasement: Evidence for the Distinct Displays of Embarrassment, Amusement, and Shame7. Kenneth D. Craig, Susan A. Hyde, Christopher J. Patrick: Genuine, Suppressed, and Faked Facial Behavior During Exacerbation of Chronic Low Back PainAfterword: On Knowing Another's PainKenneth Craig: 8. Kenneth M. Prkachin: The Consistency of Facial Expressions of Pain: A Comparison Across ModalitiesAfterword: The Consistency of Facial Expressions of PainKenneth M. Prkachin: 9. Paul Ekman, Wallace V. Friesen, Maureen O'Sullivan: Smiles When LyingAfterword: Smiles When LyingPaul Ekman: 10. Mark G. Frank, Paul Ekman, Wallace V. Friesen: Behavioral Markers and Recognizability of the Smile of EnjoymentAfterword: Some Thoughts on FACS. Dynamic Markers of Emotion and BaseballMark G. Frank: 11. Pierre Gosselin, Gilles Kirouac, Francois Y. Dore: Components and Recognition of Facial Expression in the Communications of Emotion by ActorsAfterword: Components and Recognition of Facial Expressions in the Communication of Emotion by Actors Gilles Kirouac12. Ursula Hess, Robert E. Kleck: Differentiating Emotiom Elicited and Deliberate Emotional Facial ExpressionAfterword: Ursula Hess13. Linda Camras, Harriet Oster, Joseph J. Campos, Kazuo Miyake, Donna Bradshaw: Japanese and American Infants' Responses to Arm Restraint14. Diana Rosenstein, Harriet Oster: Differential Facial Responses to Four Basic Tastes in NewbornsAfterword: Facial Expressions as a Window on Sensory Experience and Affect in Newborn InfantsHarriet Oster: 15. Daniel Messinger, Alan Fogel, K Laurie Dickson: All Smiles are Positive, But Some Smiles are More Positive than OthersAfterword: A Measure of Early JoyDaniel S. Messinger: 16. Karen L. Schmidt, Jeffrey F. Cohn, and Yingli Tien: Signal Characteristics of Spontaneous Facial Expression: Automatic Movement in Solitary and Social Smiles17. Jeffrey F. Cohn, Adena J. Zlochower, James Lien and Takeo Kanade: Automated Face Analysis by Feature Point Tracking has High Concurrent Validity with Manual FACS Coding18. Marion Stewart Bartlett, Javier R. Movellan, Gwen Littlewort, Bjonr Braathen, Mark G. Frank and Terrance J. Sejnowski Afterword: The Next Generation of Automatic Facial Expression Measurement: Towards Automatic Recognition of Spontaneous Facial ActionsPart II. Applied Research19. Paul Ekman, David Matsumoto, Wallace V. Friesen: Facial Expression in Affective Disorders20. Howard Barenbaum, Thomas F. Oltmanns Afterword: Emotion, Facial Expression and Psychopathology: Emotional Experience and Expression in Schizophrenia and Depression21. Evelyne Stimer-Krause, Rainer Krause, Gunter Wagner: Interaction Regulations Used by Schizophrenic and Psychosomatic Patients; Studies on Facial Behavior in Dyadic InteractionsAfterword: Rainer Krause22. Heiner Ellgring: Nonverbal Expression of Psychological States in Psychiatric PatientsAfterword: Nonverbal Expression of Psychological States in Psychiatric Patientseiner Ellgring: 23. Michael Heller, Veronique Haynal: Depression and Suicide FacesAfterword: Perspectives for Studies for Psychopathology and PsychotherapyMichael Heller, Veronique Haynal: 24. Eva Banninger-Huber: Prototypical Affective Microsequences in Psychotherapeutic InteractionsAfterword: From PAMS to TRAPS: Investigating Guilt Feelings with FACSEva Banninger-Huber: 25. Dacher Keltner, Terrie E. Moffitt, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber: Facial Expressions of Emotion and Psychopathology in Adolescent BoysAfterword: Facial Expression, Personality, and PsychopathologyDacher Keltner: 26. Margaret A. Chesney, Paul Ekman, Wallace V. Friesen, George W. Black, Michael H.L. Hecker: Type A Behavior Pattern: Facial Behavior and Speech ComponentsAfterword: Paul Ekman, Erika L. Rosenberg, Margaret Chesney27. Erika L. Rosenberg, Paul Ekman, Wei Jiang, Michael Babyak, R. Edward Coleman, Michael Hanson, Christopher O'Conner, Robert Waugh, James A. Blumenthal: Linkages between Facial Expressions of Anger and Transient Myocardial Ischemia in Men with Coronary Artery DiseaseAfterword: Erika L. Rosenberg and Paul Ekman28. Michael A. Sayette, Joan M. Wertz, Christopher S. Martin, Jeffrey F. Cohn, Michael A. Perrott, and Jill Hobel: Effects of Smoking Opportunity on Cue-Elicited Urge: A Facial Coding AnalysisAfterword: Using FACS to Identify Contextual Factors Influencing CravingMichael Sayette: Conclusion: What We Have Learned by Measuring Facial Behavior

Editorial Reviews

"What the Face Reveals dramatically illustrates the value of precise measurement of facial behavior in illuminating an impressive range of issues in basic and applied research. The chapters present innovative state-of-the-art applications of facial measurement, and the commentaries by authorsand editors greatly enrich the readers experience. This is affective science of the highest quality, brimming with intriguing findings and promising new directions." --Robert W. Levenson, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley and Director of the Institute of Personality andSocial Research and the Berkeley Psychophysiology Laboratory