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Psychology of smiling: can you tell a fake smile from a genuine one?

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Psychology of smiling: can you tell a fake smile from a genuine one?

The Guardian - Robin McKie

A smile is the universal welcome, the writer Max Eastman once remarked. But how sure can we be that a person’s smile is genuine? The answer is the empathy test, created by psychologist Richard Wiseman, which probes our ability to appreciate the feelings of others – from their appearance. A …

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