Can you spot a fake smile?

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  1. D_Wally Walnuts

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    13/20 correct.
     
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    12 out of 20. I mistook 4 fake and 4 real. I did better than I thought I would.
     
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    I got 19/20. I also remembered the Duchene Smile information, which makes sense, because I'm a psych major. It's all about the eyes.
     
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    14/20

    Edit: I said the eyes
     
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    17 out of 20. What answer did you give for what is the most determining factor in detecting smiles? I gave the cheek muscles.
     
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    I got 15/20. One of the ones I got wrong, I was just so fixated on trying to determine whether they were male or female. Oh lawd, that was confusing.
     
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    Yeah some of those were very androgynous. I've got to wonder if that was done on purpose.
     
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    16/20
    There was a large "morf" question on some of them. :smile:
     
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    16/20... Hmm... That's bad...
     
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    Um... dude, you did 10% better than a pallet of random responses! hehe... :)
     
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    I am an expert at facial recognition since I am an amateur counter intelligence agent, plus, I've been a HUGE fan of Ekman for years.

    I got an effortless 20 out of 20.

    And guys, if you got at least half of them right, you did pretty good. Over 15 and you did real good.
     
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    It's the eyes.
     
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    Amateur? How does that work?
     
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    15/20

    Way higher than I though
     
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    Means he doesnt get paid
     
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    I got that. I thought most counter intelligence agents would work for a government agency or at least work as a contract employee for a set amount of time. Either way, I figure he would get paid for it...
     
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    Yup. 16/20 - a real smile reaches the eyes.
     
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    15 out of 20... I thought I'd be worse...
    Would really like to know if women are doing better/having it easier than men in this, because it's said so by social experts...
    But as one can see it seems to be part of how trained you are...

    But altogether a nice test... ^^
     
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