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Paul Ekman (1352)

Personality and social, psychological study of social issues
1934, Washington, D.C., USA
Short Biography
Paul Ekman (born February 15, 1934) is an American psychologist who is a pioneer in the study of emotions and their relation to facial expressions. He has created an "atlas of emotions" with more than ten thousand facial expressions, and has gained a ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA New York University, 1954
  • MA Adelphi University, 1955
  • PhD Adelphi University, 1958
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor, University of California, San Francisco, 1958
  • NIMH, Research Scientist Award, 1972, 1976, 1981
  • Series Co-editor, Emotion and Social Interaction, 1979
  • Fulbright Senior Professor, Leningrad STATC University, 1983
  • Faculty Research Lecturer, University of California, San Francisco, 1983
Principal Publications
  • 1969 The repertoire of nonverbal behavior. Semiotica, 1, 49-98 (with W. V. Friesen).
  • 1969 Nonverbal leakage and clues to deception. Psychiatry, 32, 88-105 (with W. V. Friesen).
  • 1969 Pan-cultural elements in facial displays and emotion. Science, 164 (3875), 86-8 (with W. V. Friesen and E. R. Sorenson).
  • 1971 Constants across cultures in the face and emotion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 17, 124-283 (with W. V. Friesen).
  • 1972 Universals and cultural differences in facial expressions of emotion. In J. Cole (ed.), Nebraska Symposium on Motivation, 1971. University of Nebraska Press.
  • 1973 Darwin and Facial Expression. Academic Press.
  • 1975 Unmasking the Face. Prentice-Hall (with W. V. Friesen).
  • 1976 Measuring facial movement. Journal of Environmental Psychology and Nonverbal behavior, 1, 56-75 (with W. V. Friesen).
  • 1978 Facial Action Coding Systems. Friesen Consulting Psychologists Press.
  • 1981 Face of Man. Garland.
  • 1983 Autonomic nervous system activity distinguishes between emotions. Science, 221, 1208-10 (with W. V. Friesen and R. W. Levenson).
  • 1985 Telling Lies. Norton.
  • 1985 Is the startle reaction an emotion? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 49 (5), 1416-21 (with W. V. Friesen and R. C. Simmons).
  • 1985 Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Marriage and Politics. Norton.
  • 1988 Gesichtsausdruck und Gefuhl: 20 Jahre Forschung von Paul Ekman. Junfermann-Verlag.