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Emotions revealed: recognizing faces and feelings to improve communication and emotional life

By: Ekman, Paul.
Publisher: New York Henry Holt and Company 2007Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxi, 290 p.ISBN: 9780805083392.Subject(s): Expression | Emotions | Interpersonal communicationDDC classification: 152.4 Summary: In Emotions Revealed, Ekman distills decades of research into a practical, mind-opening, and life-changing guide to reading the emotions of those around us. He answers such questions as: How does our body signal to others whether we are slightly sad or anguished, peeved or enraged? Can we learn to distinguish between a polite smile and the genuine thing? Can we ever truly control our emotions? Packed with unique exercises and photographs, and a new chapter on emotions and lying that encompasses security and terrorism as well as gut decisions, Emotions Revealed is an indispensable resource for navigating our emotional world. (http://us.macmillan.com/books/9780805083392)
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Table of contents:

1. Emotions across cultures
2. When do we become emotional?
3. Changing what we become emotional about
4. Behaving emotionally
5. Sadness and Agony
6. Anger
7. Surprise and Fear
8. Disgust and Contempt
9. Enjoyable emotions
10. Lies and Emotions

In Emotions Revealed, Ekman distills decades of research into a practical, mind-opening, and life-changing guide to reading the emotions of those around us. He answers such questions as: How does our body signal to others whether we are slightly sad or anguished, peeved or enraged? Can we learn to distinguish between a polite smile and the genuine thing? Can we ever truly control our emotions? Packed with unique exercises and photographs, and a new chapter on emotions and lying that encompasses security and terrorism as well as gut decisions, Emotions Revealed is an indispensable resource for navigating our emotional world.

(http://us.macmillan.com/books/9780805083392)

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