Paul Ekman





Paul Ekman

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February 15, 1934

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American psychologist that pioneered the study of emotions' relationship to facial expressions.


Average rating: 3.96 · 4,794 ratings · 300 reviews · 29 distinct works · Similar authors
Emotions Revealed: Recogniz...
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 2,504 ratings — published 2003 — 15 editions
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Telling Lies: Clues to Dece...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 1,084 ratings — published 1985 — 26 editions
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Unmasking the Face: A Guide...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 444 ratings — published 1975 — 7 editions
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What the Face Reveals: Basi...
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 1998 — 8 editions
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Why Kids Lie: How Parents C...
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1989 — 7 editions
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Emotion in the Human Face: ...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1972 — 4 editions
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Facial Action Coding System...
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Darwin and Facial Expressio...
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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The Nature of Emotion: Fund...
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Como detectar Mentiras (lie...
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2003
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“Emotions can override…the more powerful fundamental motives that drive our lives: hunger, sex, and the will to survive. People will not eat if they think the only food available is disgusting. They may even die, although other people might consider that same food palatable. Emotion triumphs over the hunger drive! A person may never attempt sexual contact because of the interference of fear or disgust, or may never be able to complete a sexual act. Emotion triumphs over the sex drive! And despair can overwhelm even the will to live, motivating a suicide. Emotions triumph over the will to live!”
Paul Ekman, Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life

“In some instances, you may care so much about the person who has hurt you, or be so unable to be angry with him (or with anyone), that you rationalize his hurtful acts by finding some basis in your own actions for his hurtful behavior; you then feel guilty rather than angry. Put in other terms, you become angry with yourself rather than with the one who hurt you.”
Paul Ekman, Unmasking the Face: A Guide to Recognizing Emotions from Facial Clues
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“No important relationship survives if trust is totally lost.”
Paul Ekman, Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics, and Marriage

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