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The Ekman Library


Dr. Paul Ekman – renowned psychologist and the world’s foremost expert on facial expressions – has conducted groundbreaking research on how our emotions emerge on the face. These split-second facial expressions, called micro expressions, carry powerful truths that are often missed. Dr. Ekman has personally condensed his years of research into seven online training tools. As a result of using Dr. Ekman’s training tools, your eye will be trained to capture the real emotions of others.

The Ekman Library provdes access to all seven of Dr. Ekman’s online tools. Of these, four are foundational:

Micro Expressions Profile Training Tool delivers a method of analysis for side views of a person’s profile.

Micro Expressions Intensive Training Tool gives a deeper exposure to detection of micro expressions.

Once you learn to recognize concealed emotions, you can learn how to best respond to them with three additional tools: