A Man, a Woman, and a Light Switch

“The face is not a secondary billboard for our internal feelings. It is an equal partner in the emotional process.”

People can mask their emotions with a straight face, but research shows that all basic emotions are always automatically expressed by the muscles of the face, at least for a fraction of a second. Paying attention to someone’s facial expressions will help you figure out how they’re feeling, and thus better your relationship with them.

Principles to follow

Pay attention to facial expressions.

Interpersonal Relationships