Facial action coding system classes
bridging science and practice
FACS, short for Facial Action Coding System, is a research tool useful for measuring any facial expression a human being can make. It is used to observe and.
The FACS Final Test video consists of 34 videotaped items digitized in MPEG 2 format. Each item on the tape is preceded by several seconds of title that shows.
Description:While the social smile involves the contraction of a singular facial muscle, the Duchenne smile is activated by the involuntary movement of multiple muscle groupings. This means one can have confidence to use the technique in research. You will walk away with a level of understanding facial movement that few others in the world have. Understanding the coordination between action units and certain expressions illuminates the implications of human body language and non verbal behavior.