Identification of Unique Characteristics of Deception from Facial Expression

Ananya Mondal, Pritha Mukhopadhyay, Nabanita Basu, Samir Kumar Bandyopadhyay, Tanima Chatterjee

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Facial asymmetry provides important information for
detecting deception. The present study aims at deciphering deception in facial expression unique to Indian
culture and to detect differences between parameters
of expression of ‘felt’ emotion and ‘deceived’ expression. Facial expressions are analysed based on Facial Action Coding System. Results reveal that participants
deamplify happiness whereas they neutralize and
mask negative emotions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)901- 906
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Aging Science
Issue number04
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2018


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