In another piece of research not included below, Researchers Identify 15 more Facial Emotions:
The traditional six basic human emotions are happy, sad, fearful, angry, surprised and disgusted. For years, researchers have focused on these six categories, which are often depicted via specific facial muscles, when they assess people's moods. Now, according to a new study headed by associate professor Aleix Martinez from Ohio State University, the researchers have identified 15 more facial expressions, which they called "compound emotions."Interesting.
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