The database comprises two sets of pictures per person and per facial expression a vs. A subset of 72 pictures is available without having to register in order to apply for a personal account. Research-related publication and display of the publicly available FACES objects are permitted for the purpose of illustrating research methodology. For detailed information about the development and validation of the database see Ebner, N. Behavior research Methods, 42,
Before you deem that person as miserable, mean, or unhappy, consider the idea that facial expressions may not be reliable indicators of emotion. Findings gathered over a number of years in a number of experiments on this topic were presented by Martinez and his colleagues at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Seattle earlier this month. They found that when the attempt was made to define emotions based on facial expressions, the result was almost always wrong.
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