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Beware: You can reveal your emotions in a look

Written by Diane Archer

report from the National Academy of Science suggests that facial expressions can reveal compound emotions, emotions beyond mere happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, fear and disgust.

In addition to these six simple emotions, there are 15 distinct compound emotion categories reflected in facial expressions, including happily surprised and sadly fearful and hapily disgusted.  If you’d like to see for your self the visual differences among these expressions, click here.


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