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Paul Ekman

Paul Ekman

Paul Ekman, Ph.D is Professor of Psychology at the University of California at San Francisco . Ekman is a world-renowned expert in emotional research and nonverbal communication, particularly for his studies on emotional expression and the corresponding physiological activity of the face. His research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health for 46 years. He has also received support from the National Science Foundation, and he has organized an NSF workshop, "Understanding the Face." Among his distinguished lectures is a 1992 keynote address to the Japanese Congress of Psychology. Ekman is responsible for editing the new edition of Charles Darwin's The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals ( Oxford 1998), to which he also contributed an important introduction and after word. The Nature of Emotion: Fundamental Questions (with R. Davidson, Oxford 1994) and What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System (with E. L. Rosenberg, Oxford 1998). His latest book is Emotions Revealed (Times Books, April, 2003).

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Selected Bibliography

Davidson, Richard J. and Paul Ekman. The Nature of Emotion: Fundamental Questions. Oxford University Press 1994.

Ekman, Paul and Rosenberg, E. L. What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System. Oxford University Press: 1998.

Ekman, Paul. Emotions Revealed. Times Books: 2003.

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