Search for dissertations about: "Facial Expressions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the words Facial Expressions.

  1. 1. Rapid Facial Reactions to Emotionally Relevant Stimuli

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Monika Thunberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Emotion; facial EMG; facial reactions; facial expressions; rapid responses; automatic responses; phobia; social fear; speech anxiety; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated the relationship between rapid facial muscle reactions and emotionally relevant stimuli. In Study I, it was demonstrated that angry faces elicit increased Corrugator supercilii activity, whereas happy faces elicit increased Zygomaticus major activity, as early as within the first second after stimulus onset. READ MORE

  2. 2. Emotional Empathy, Facial Reactions, and Facial Feedback

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Per Andréasson; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Emotional empathy; facial feedback; facial expression; emotion; empathy; mirror neurons; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The human face has a fascinating capability to express emotions. The facial feedback hypothesis suggests that the human face not only expresses emotions but is also able to send feedback to the brain and modulate the ongoing emotional experience. READ MORE

  3. 3. Emotional contagion to facial expressions : a social psychophysiological examination

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lars-Olov Lundqvist; Uppsala universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

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  4. 4. Expecting Happy Women, Not Detecting the Angry Ones Detection and Perceived Intensity of Facial Anger, Happiness, and Emotionality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Tonya S. Pixton; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Signal Detection Perception ; Happiness; Anger; Face Perception; Facial Expressions; Superiority Effects; Gender Differences; Response Bias; Scaling; Euclidean Distance; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Faces provide cues for judgments regarding the emotional state of individuals. Using signal-detection methodology and a standardized stimulus set, the overall aim of the present dissertation was to investigate the detection of emotional facial expressions (i.e., angry and happy faces) with neutral expressions as the nontarget stimuli. READ MORE

  5. 5. Socialization of verbal and nonverbal emotive expressions in young children

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för lingvistik

    Author : Tove Gerholm; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language; socialization; interaction; emotive expressions; scaffolding; internalization; development; children; parents; siblings; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap; General Linguistics; allmän språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : The subject matter of this dissertation is children’s use and development of emotive expressions. While prior studies have either focused on facial expressions of emotions or on emotions in the social mechanisms of in situ interactions, this thesis opts to merge two traditions by applying an interactional approach to the interpretation of child–child and child–adult encounters. READ MORE