The human body contains around 640 muscles. Smiling involves four of them and it’s the same for all of us.
Smiling is a highly versatile and ambiguous facial expression, for example it can convey enjoyment and satisfaction, it can convey pity or relief and it can convey sarcastic disapproval.
A smile that isn’t for ‘enjoyment’ is a fake smile or non-genuine smile, also referred to as a social smile, there are ways you can tell the difference using science!
We’ll be covering more on smiling and the universal facial expression and emotion of happiness in a series of upcoming webinars. In the meantime we invite you to browse through our free resources.
Founder, Owner and Lead Behavioural Investigator – Mind Hush Group.