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Face to Face with the Emotional Brain
January 4, 2017
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
Whether around the caveman’s fire or the conference table, no signal is more important to humans’ interpreting social interactions and future behavior than the smile. Dartmouth professor Paul Whalen explores how the human brain processes the facial expressions of others and what these responses mean for understanding our emotional lives.
For more information
- “Who’s afraid of the amygdala? Research blows away “fear center” myth,” interview with Dr. Paul Whalen, boingboing.net, 8/12/2013
- The Whalen Lab, website of Dr. Paul Whalen