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Face to Face with the Emotional Brain

  • St. Johnsbury Athenaeum 1171 Main Street Saint Johnsbury, VT, 05819 United States (map)

Whether around the caveman’s fire or the conference table, no signal is more important to humans’ interpreting social interactions and future behavior than the smile. Dartmouth professor Paul Whalen explores how the human brain processes the facial expressions of others and what these responses mean for understanding our emotional lives,