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The mechanism of human facial expression

Author: G -B Duchenne; R Andrew Cuthbertson
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press ; Paris : Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 1990.
Series: Studies in emotion and social interaction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Andrew Cuthbertson provides an English translation of the great French neurologist Duchenne de Boulogne's Mecanisme de la physionomie humaine.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G -B Duchenne; R Andrew Cuthbertson
ISBN: 0521363926 9780521363921
OCLC Number: 21033783
Language Note: Translation of: Mécanisme de la physionomie humaine.
Notes: Translation of: Mécanisme de la physionomie humaine.
Description: xvi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Contributors; Editor's preface; Part I. The Mechanism of Human Facial Expression or an Electrophysiological Analysis of the Expression of the Emotions: Preface; Section 1. Introduction: 1. A review of previous work on muscle action in facial expression; 2. Principle facts that emerge from my electrophysiological experiments; 3. The reliability of these experiments; 4. The purpose of my research; Section 2. Scientific Section: Foreword; 5. Anatomical preparations, and portraits of the subjects who underwent electrophysiological experiments; 6. The muscle of attention (m. frontalis); 7. The muscle of reflection (superior part of m. orbicularis oculi, that part of the muscle called the sphincter of the eyelids); 8. The muscle of aggression (m. procerus); 9. The muscle of pain (m. corrugator supercilii); 10. The muscles of joy and benevolence (m. zygomaticus major and the inferior part of m. orbicularis oculi); 11. The muscle of lasciviousness (transverse part of m. nasalis); 12. The muscle of sadness (m. depressor anguli oris); 13. The muscles of weeping and whimpering (m. zygomaticus minor and m. levator labii superioris); 14. Muscles complementary to surprise (muscles that lower the mandible); 15. The muscle of fright, of terror (m. platysma); 16. A critical study of several antiquities from the point of view of m. corrugator supercilii and m. frontalis; Section 3. Aesthetic Section: Foreword; 17. Aesthetic electrophysiological studies on the mechanism of human facial expression; 18. Further aesthetic electrophysiological studies; 19. Synoptic table on the plates of the Album; Part II. Commentary Chapters: 20. The highly original Dr Duchenne R. Andrew Cuthbertson; 21. The Duchenne de Boulogne collection in the department of morphology, L'Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts Jean-Francois Debord; 22. Duchenne today: facial expression and facial surgery John T. Hueston; 23. Duchenne and facial expression of emotion Paul Ekman; Index.
Series Title: Studies in emotion and social interaction.
Other Titles: Mécanisme de la physionomie humaine.
Responsibility: by G.-B. Duchenne de Boulogne ; edited and translated by R. Andrew Cuthbertson.
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"...elegant and highly detailed work on the anatomy of facial expression..." Dr. Carroll E. Izard, Unidel Professor "This book is a must for students of human facial expression." Leonard R. Read more...

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