Facial expressions have been called the 'universal language of emotion,' but people from different cultures perceive happy, sad or angry facial expressions in unique ways, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Researchers studying the faces of people lying when in high-stakes situations have good news for security experts. A new study reports that although liars can reduce facial actions when under scrutiny, they can't suppress them all.
Disney computer scientists working at the ETH Zurich are creating the entertainment technologies of tomorrow, from hyper-realistic facial modeling to video retargeting and 3-D animation. The future of entertainment is here.
David Hanson's robot faces look and act like yours: They recognize and respond to emotion, and make expressions of their own. Here, an "emotional" live demo of the Einstein robot offers a peek at a future where robots are more human.
A realistic goal for robot technology of the near future is the ability to "understand" four or five basic human emotions. These robots will be able to decipher complex facial expressions of a human, recognise emotional states based on body language and respond appropriately.