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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
A-CA-g-rc-n-5-a
Focus:
Affect: Cheerful Appearance (A-CA)
Time frame:
generally (g)
Mode:
rating by clinican (rc)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
5

Description

Rating of smiling in photo portraits by experts

Portraits publicly available on Facebook were rated for two muscle action units associated with smiling:
A: raised cheeks and squinting (AU6 orbicukaris oculi)
B: raised corners of the mouth (AU12 zygomatic major)

Rated:
1 minimum
2
3
4
5 maximum

Summation: A+B