Different cultures and facial expressions
1 Sep People from different cultures perceive facial expressions in unique ways through their own mental representations.
One indication that human nature is not completely determined by culture is facial expressions. Evidence shows that a number of facial expressions are related to similar emotions across cultures. Psychologist Paul Ekman showed photographs of faces to people in twenty different western cultures and eleven different.
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Facial expressions of emotion are not culturally universal | PNAS
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