Presentation 2000/5/4
Analysis of Time Differences in Expressions of Spontaneous and Forced Laughter
Toru Nakamura,
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Abstract(in English) The purpose of this study is to analyze the temporal differences in expressions of spontaneous and forced laughter. Facial electromyography from orbicularis oculi and zygomatic muscle region, and respiration changes were recorded. Subjects received Yatabe-Guilford personality inventory, and were classified into two group:sociable or unsociable. We examined three types of laughter:spontaneous laughter, forced laughter when the subjects watched uninteresting comedy video, and forced laughter evoked only by a instruction. We found that the time lags between the eye and the respiration were significantly different among these three types of laughter. Also, in sociable-male and unsociable-female group, the time lags between the eye and the mouth were significantly different.
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Keyword(in English) laughter / emotional expression / electromyography / respiration / time lag
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Title (in English) Analysis of Time Differences in Expressions of Spontaneous and Forced Laughter
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Keyword(1) laughter
Keyword(2) emotional expression
Keyword(3) electromyography
Keyword(4) respiration
Keyword(5) time lag
1st Author's Name Toru Nakamura
1st Author's Affiliation Koyama Research Laboratory NTT Communications Science Laboratories()
Date 2000/5/4
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Volume (vol) vol.100
Number (no) 34
Page pp.pp.-
#Pages 8
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