Resting grumpy face: How labels affect how we perceive each other

2 Jul 2020

Researchers from the UQ School of Psychology have found there’s much more involved in interpreting someone else’s mood than just their facial expression – particularly, how we’re told they’re feeling.

grumpy catThe research suggests we don’t gauge emotions from facial expressions or body language alone, verbal or written cues are just as influential.

The New Daily have written about the research ⁠— by Dr Megan Barker, Ms Emma Bidstrup, Associate Professor Gail Robinson and Dr Nicole Nelson ⁠— published in PLOS ONE.

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