Imagined Events with Specific Emotional Valence Produce Specific Patterns of Facial EMG Activity

@article{Hu2003ImaginedEW,
  title={Imagined Events with Specific Emotional Valence Produce Specific Patterns of Facial EMG Activity},
  author={Senqi Hu and Hongwei Wan},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  year={2003},
  volume={97},
  pages={1091 - 1099}
}
36 subjects' facial electromyographic (EMG) activity at the zygomatic, corrugator, and levator labii (superioris/alaeque nasi) muscle regions were recorded while they were acting self-generated emotions of happiness, anger, fear, sadness, disgust, and surprise. Analysis showed that the EMG activity at the levator labii region generated significantly higher power than those at the corrugator region while acting out disgust, the EMG activity at the zygomatic region generated significantly higher… Expand

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