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Facial Expression of Emotion: Neuropsychophysiological Struture


Joan Borod, Ph.D.

The Graduate Center and Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY),https://www.gc.cuny.edu/Home, USA


The Neuropsychology and facial expression. Historical approach. The relationship of the brain and human behavior. The brain structures. The brain process underlying the construction of facial expression. The neuromuscular structure of facial expression. The memory and perception. The brain damage and cognitive and affective deficits. The complexity, multidimensionality and consequences of emotion in the communication process. The true and false facial expression.


Facial Expression of Emotion: Phylogeny and Ontogeny – interaction processes, emotion regulation and communication.


Gavin B. Sullivan, Ph.D.; Department of Psychology, Leeds Metropolitan University UK http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/, UK


Historical approach .The phylogenesis and ontogenesis of facial expression of emotion. The process of communication interaction.  The emotion and the face: the cartography of remains. The communication and regulation process. The spontaneous and intentional expressions.The moderating variables.


Facial Expression of Emotion: The Classical Theories and New Approaches


Mark Davis, Ph.D.; Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of West Alabama http://www.uwa.edu/, USA


The classical theories. The contemporary theories. The classics practical contributions. The practical contemporaries contributions. The pioneers and precursors.


Facial Expression of Emotion: The Methods and Techniques for Analysis and Assessment – Facial Action Coding System (FACS)


A. Freitas-Magalhães, Ph.D.; Facial Emotion Expression Lab, Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa, http://www.ufp.pt, Portugal


Historical approach. FACS: Definition and classification. FACS: Scientific analysis of the structure. FACS: Psychosocial implications and applications. Concrete and practical examples.


Facial Expression of Emotion: The Microexpressions and the Macroexpressions


Daniel Montoya, Ph.D.; Biopsychology Laboratory, Fayetteville State University, http://www.uncfsu.edu/ ,USA


Historical approach. Definition and classification. The differences: Symmetry, duration and intensity. The moderating variables. The microexpressions and macroexpressions: Methods and techniques of analysis of remains. Implications and applications in concrete and practical psychosocial spectrum.


Facial Expression of Emotion: Moderating  Variables and Nonverbal Mapping – The Paralanguage, Culture and  Society


Kim Savage, Ph.D. Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, http://www.cuny.edu/index.html, USA


Historical approach. The scientific contributions. The identification of moderating variables: gender, age and social context. Definition and classification of Nonverbal Communication. The function and effect of paralanguage in culture and society. Human communication in the future.


Facial Expression of Emotion: The Implications and Applications in Clinical, Forensic, Educational, Organizational and Safety Contexts


Dana Arakawa, Ph.D., University of Hawaii,  http://www.hawaii.edu, USA

Karin Alterescu, Ph.D. Oxford University,http://www.ox.ac.uk/, UK

Jorge Rodrigues, Ph.D.; Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa http://www.ufp.pt, Portugal

Mark Davis, Ph.D.; Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of West Alabama http://www.uwa.edu/, USA

António Pedro Dores, Ph.D.; ISCTE-Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL) http://www.iscte-iul.pt, Portugal


The methods and techniques for practical application. The contributions of science and technology. Facial expression of emotion: pratical application and examples of the analysis and assessment.