Wednesday, December 02, 2009

The Face: Emotions Revealed

The human face as we all know is SUPER complex! I've started looking around for more in depth studies of emotions and micro expressions to better enrich my facial performances. I'll be posting more about this subject over the next few weeks.

"A human being can generate 10,000 visibly different expressions but most of them you'll never see" - Paul Ekman

Emotions Revealed - KQED QUEST

*One interesting point from this vid (5:30 mark):

"Each emotion prepares the body for a specific action" meaning when a person is angry blood surges to the arms preparing you for a fight. When a person is scared blood flows to the feet preparing for an escape.

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