Emotional responding following experimental manipulation of facial electromyographic activity.

@article{McCanne1987EmotionalRF,
  title={Emotional responding following experimental manipulation of facial electromyographic activity.},
  author={Thomas R. McCanne and Jeffrey A. Anderson},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1987},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={759-68}
}
Increases in zygomatic electromyographic (EMG) responding have been reported during the imagination of positive affective scenes, and increases in corrugator EMG have been reported during negative affective scenes. Thirty female subjects were instructed to imagine three positive affective scenes and three negative affective scenes. During the initial imagination of each scene, the subject was told simply to imagine the situation. The subject then imagined the situation again and was instructed… CONTINUE READING