Punch back from the anti-anti-alcohol forces

Having endured punch after punch, the anti-anti-alcohol forces rally once more against the anti-alcohol forces. A press release from the University of Exeter proclaims: Alcohol tolerance may have saved our ancestors from extinction The ability to process alcohol may have saved humanity’s ancestors from extinction, a new book suggests. About ten million years ago, our […]

Adding a Wink to the Facial Actions Coding System

Ekman isolated the wink, you see. In 1976 the Facial Actions Coding System [FACS] was developed by Paul Ekman and colleague Wallace V. Friesen. It featured in their paper for the inaugural issue of Environmental Psychology and Nonverbal Behavior, 1(1), pp. 56-75, which was entitled ‘Measuring Facial Movement’. The Facial Action Code was derived from […]