Dr. David Matsumoto is a renowned expert in
field of microexpressions and the Founder and Director of the Culture
and Emotion Research Laboratory at San Francisco State University,
where he has been a Professor of Psychology since 1989.
Dr Matsumoto has worked with the Ekman Group, founded Humintell, and
received a prestigious Minerva Grant from the US Department of Defense
to examine the role of emotions in ideologically-based groups.
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is this for?
Matsumoto's training can benefit anyone
interacts with people on a face to face basis. He has
local, state and federal government
agencies, as well as physicians, doctors, lawyers, judges, teachers,
students and everyday citizens.
providing an overvew of the field and his research, this workshop will
be focused on the role of reading
emotional cues in clinical work.
popularized by the hit TV show Lie
to Me, microexpressions
and subtle expressions are the scientifically documented
concealed signs of emotion, which people elicit in high stakes
situations when they have something substantial to lose or gain.
Matsumoto's research has shown that the
facial expressions associated with certain emotions are universal
– they are expressed in the same way regardless of race, culture,
ethnicity, gender, age or religion. This workshop trains participants
to read three types of facial expressions:
– those that occur spontaneously when individuals have no reason to
manage or modify their expression;
– those that occur when individuals conceal or repress emotion, and;
Will Take Place in the Workshop?
Dr Matsumoto works with participants to
develop an in-depth understanding of the nature and function of emotion
and facial expressions – including their scientific evidentiary basis.
During the workshop, he uses:
of live emotions
role play and other simulations to reinforce what participants have
learned and to give them real-life examples of how to use their new
are the benefits?
workshop will improve your ability to:.
Recognize the macro-, micro- and subtle facial expressions of
emotion and use this recognition to interpret clients'
statements more effectively
Distinguish emotions from moods
Distinguish aspects of emotion are universal from those which
are specific to each culture, ethnic or language group