- Be able to recognize the expression of affect—especially in various facial patterns.
- Bring in photos from personal snapshots, magazines, newspapers, etc. to demonstrate the expression of affect.
- Be able to model the nine basic affects by changing your own facial expression and physical posture.
AIC I-II, “The Primary Site of Affects: The Face,” Chapter 7, SuperVolume I, pp. 113-123.
EA, “The Phantasy Behind the Face,” pp. 263-278.
Bulletin, v2, #1, 1995, Jeanette Wright, “From Our Members,” pp. 6-8.
- Why is the face important to humans?
- What is the role of the face in socialization?
- What two social affects might be innately stimulated by the face of others?
- Why is face constancy maintained even with great stimulus variations?
- Describe some different “facial styles.”
- Describe some ways of analyzing facial expression to explore character.
- Why is it difficult to interpret the face?
- How can affect be determined in art therapy?
- What does Wright mean by the phrase “a language of emotions”?