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The invisible smile : living without facial expression

Author: Jonathan Cole; Henrietta Spalding
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title is about people who live with Mobius Syndrome, which has as its main feature an absence of movement of the muscles of facial expression from birth. The book allows children and adults with the condition to explain what it is like. These biographies reveal much about the relations between face and facial expression.
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Additional Physical Format: Print:
Cole, Jonathan.
Invisible smile.
2009
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Cole; Henrietta Spalding
ISBN: 9780191693564 0191693561
OCLC Number: 939683374
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 233 p.) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Somebody home ; 3. Balancing acts ; 4. Cartesian children ; 5. Part of me ; 6. The spectator ; 7. Elastic between us ; 8. Hear my smile ; 9. 'Doomed to express' ; 10. Changing of the rules ; 11. Every second of the day ; 12. Not about anything ; 13. Rusty old car ; 14. The last why
Responsibility: Jonathan Cole with Henrietta Spalding.
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We are defined by our faces. They give identity but, equally importantly, reveal our moods and emotions through facial expression. So what happens when the face cannot move? This book is about people  Read more...

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Moebius Syndrome is a rare condition that deprives its victims of something we all take for granted: the ability to express our emotions through facial expression. It is important to know more about Read more...

 
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