Paul Ekman

Paul Ekman

is a psychologist who has been a pioneer in the study of emotions and their relation to facial expressions
Lab studies have proven people can detect liars. We need studies to see if training can help people in the field.More Paul Ekman quotes [08/20/2011 03:08:27]
Shame is closely related to guilt, but there is a key qualitative difference. No audience is needed for feelings of guilt, no one else need know, for the guilty person is his own judge. Not so for shame. The humiliation of shame requires disapproval or ridicule by others. If no one ever learns of a misdeed there will be no shame, but there still might be guilt. Of course, there may be both. The distinction between shame and guilt is very important, since these two emotions may tear a person in opposite directions. The wish to relieve guilt may motivate a confession, but the wish to avoid the humiliation of shame may prevent it.More Paul Ekman quotes [08/20/2011 03:08:11]
Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces And Feelings To Improve Communication And Emotional Life.More Paul Ekman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
MOST LIES succeed because no one goes through the work to figure out how to catch them.More Paul Ekman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Crucial to how we feel is being aware of how we are feeling in the moment. The sine qua non of that is to realize that you are being emotional in the first place. The earlier you recognize an emotion, the more choice you will have in dealing with it. In Buddhist terms, it's recognizing the spark before the flame. In Western terms, it's trying to increase the gap between impulse and saying or doing something you might regret later.More Paul Ekman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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