World-renowned deception detection expert, Dr. Paul Ekman, releases first scientific autobiography

Thursday, November 3, 2016 Research News J E 4

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The history behind the discoveries of world-renowned psychologist and researcher, Dr. Paul Ekman, has never before been shared, until now.

Often referred to as the world's foremost expert on facial expressions and best known for his efforts in furthering our understanding of nonverbal behavior, Dr. Ekman's scientific autobiography, "Nonverbal Messages: Cracking the Code", aims to share the who, the why, and the how of his major scientific discoveries spanning over 50 years.

Nonverbal Messages is now available through

About the AuthorDr. Paul Ekman, Professor Emeritus in Psychology at UCSF, is the co-discoverer of micro expressions, the originator of Micro and Subtle Expressions Training Tools (METT and SETT), and the author, co-author, or editor of fourteen books. He is recognized as a pioneer in facial expression, deception, and emotion. Dr. Ekman has authored more than 100 published articles, holds several honorary doctoral degrees, was named in Time Magazine's 2009 list of "100 Most Influential People in the World". Dr. Ekman's current work emerges from his close relationship with the Dalai Lama and has resulted in a focus on emotional awareness and global compassion.

About PEGThe Paul Ekman Group (PEG) seeks to enhance emotional awareness. Building on decades of research, we offer resources to build competency in evaluating truthfulness, and improving emotional life and compassionate connection. PEG creates online training that facilitates effective communication in professional and personal relationships, and supports global workshops to that end.

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