A dynamic systems approach to infant facial action

  title={A dynamic systems approach to infant facial action},
  author={Daniel and Messinger and Alan Fogel and Laurie M. Dickson}
temporal areas TE and TEO with medial temporal-lobe structures in infant and adult monkeys. What does it mean when a baby smiles? Is it an expression of enjoyment, a signal to a partner that rewards effective caretaking, or simply a muscular contraction? Do physically different types of smiles indicate different things? Should the social context in which an infant smiles inform our understanding of the smile? To address these questions, we apply insights and ideas from a dynamic systems… CONTINUE READING


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