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Facial Expression



Facial Expression:

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Facial Expression refers to displays of emotions and other clues and signals about physical and emotional states that are visible in the face. These expressions are the result of the almost infinite combination of muscular contractions that combine to display the array of emotions. These include the most obvious signals such as smiles and frowns, but can also include a great many more subtle clues that can be identified with maturity and practice.