Search for dissertations about: "facial expressions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the words facial expressions.

  1. 1. Facial Feedback and the Experience of Emotion

    Author : Sven Söderkvist; Tomas Furmark; Ulf Dimberg; Jeff Larsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Facial feedback; emotion; facial expressions; facial muscles; facial skin; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Emotional facial expressions are not only considered by most scholars to communicate and express emotional states, but are also thought to affect the person expressing them. Facial feedback occurs when activity in emotion-relevant facial muscles feeds back into the brain and initiates the corresponding emotion or modulates the intensity of an ongoing emotional state. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rapid Facial Reactions to Emotionally Relevant Stimuli

    Author : Monika Thunberg; Ulf Dimberg; Mats Fredrikson; Georg Stenberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Emotion; facial EMG; facial reactions; facial expressions; rapid responses; automatic responses; phobia; social fear; speech anxiety; Psychology; 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

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

    Author : Per Andréasson; Ulf Dimberg; Gunilla Bohlin; Örjan Sundin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Emotional empathy; facial feedback; facial expression; emotion; empathy; mirror neurons; Psychology; 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

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

    Author : Lars-Olov Lundqvist; Uppsala universitet; []

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  5. 5. The effects of valenced odors on facial perception

    Author : Elmeri Syrjänen; Jonas Olofsson; Håkan Fischer; Thomas Hummel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Valenced odors; Facial expressions; Disgust; Happiness; Olfaction; Emotion; Reaction Times; Evaluation; Ratings; EEG; ERP; N170; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : We use our senses to navigate in the world. An important property of olfaction, the sense of smell, is to enable us to approach beneficial things, and to avoid what might be toxic or otherwise harmful in our environment. Other peoples’ behaviors are also paramount for our survival. READ MORE