Study Finds There Are Only 4 Human Emotions

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•05 Feb 6, 2014

Contrary to previous findings indicating that there are six “classic” human emotions, research published in the journal Current Biology found that when asked to analyze computer-generated facial animations, subjects only distinguished between four “basic” emotions. What do you think?

  • “That seems way more manageable.”

    Doug Moseley –
    Event Booker

  • “Are they sure? But what if someone is super deep, like my roommate?”

    Kate Peckarovski –
    Art Educator

  • “I knew Meryl Streep wasn’t that good.”

    Rick Forrest –
    Data Acquisition Specialist

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