Facial Action Coding System

  • FACS Manual


  • RE³ Family


    In RE³ Family, a parent gives unwelcome news to his or her adolescent offspring.

  • RE³ Work


    In RE³ Work, a supervisor gives unwelcome news to an employee.

  • RE³ Criminal Justice


    In RE³ Criminal Justice, an interrogator tries to get a suspect to give an honest account.

  • RE³ Complete Combo


    You’ll learn the most by using all three. We encourage you to try each demo to see how to best respond to the various emotional expressions.

  • Ekman METT PLUS


    Ekman Micro Expression Training Tool Plus will help you achieve the maximum skill level and percent accuracy score that is possible for you with eMETT training by using the three extended practice sections and tests in METT Plus.

  • Ekman METT 3.0


    Ekman Micro Expression Training Tool 3.0 will improve your accuracy to spot micro expressions. Recently updated with audio tips from Dr. Paul Ekman, this tool provides new and improved Learning and Practice sections.

    Instant access online after purchase, one year license.

  • Ekman SETT 3.0


    Ekman Subtle Expression Training Tool 3.0 will train you to see the very “mini” expressions that often appear in just one region of the face.  It has been recently updated with new faces, as well as new and improved Learning and Practice sections.

  • METT 3.0 / SETT 3.0 Combo

    $138 $99

    Now tablet-compatible! When used together, these tools will significantly improve your ability to recognize micro and subtle expressions of emotion.

    CEU’s are now available! Click here for instructions. 

  • Ekman METT Profile


    Ekman Micro Expression Training Tool Profile teaches you how to recognize micro expressions when you have a profile (side) view of the person of interest. This training is useful for surveillance or in conferences with more than one person. METT Profile should be used AFTER having used eMETT 3.0.

  • Ekman FACE Suite


    The Ekman FACE Suite includes eMETT 3.0, eSETT 3.0, eMETT Profile and eMETT Plus. We highly recommend this package for people interested in achieving the highest accuracy possible in spotting micro and subtle expressions of emotion for both frontal and profile views of the face.

  • Pictures of Facial Affect (POFA)



    The POFA collection consists of 110 photographs of facial expressions that have been widely used in cross-cultural studies, and more recently, in neuropsychological research. All images are black and white.  A brochure providing norms is included with the collection.

  • Emotions Revealed Photo Set


    Enjoyment - SlightFear - SlightFearHappinessNeutralSadness - SlightSadnessSurprise 1Surprise 2Anger - SlightAngerContempt 1Contempt 2Disgust - SlightDisgust

    This collection contains fifteen black and white photographs from Paul Ekman's book 'Emotions Revealed.' This set includes one neutral expression and two each of the seven different emotions.

  • Duchenne/Non-Duchenne Smile Photos


    Duchenne smile 1Duchenne smile 2duchenne2smilesA paul 23B paul 17

    These photographs demonstrate the difference between the true enjoyment smile, and the social smile. This collection consists of two black and white photographs and two color photographs.

  • Unmasking the Face Photo Set



    This collection of seven black and white photographs from Paul Ekman’s book ‘Unmasking the Face’ illustrate each of the seven universal emotions – anger, fear, disgust, contempt, surprise, sadness, and happiness.

  • New Guinea Man Photo Set 1


    Neb Symposium HappyNeb Symposium SadNeb Symposium AngerNeb Symposium Disgust

    This collection was first used in the 1971 Nebraska Symposium on Motivation where Paul Ekman presented on Universal and Cultural Differences in Facial Expressions of Emotion. The collection includes four black and white photographs in which members of a Stone Age tribe from New Guinea were asked to pose emotions.

  • New Guinea Man Photo Set 2


    2 NG-B2 NG-C2 NG-D2 NG-A

    This collection of four black and white photographs show members of a Stone Age tribe from New Guinea posing expressions of happiness, anger, disgust and sadness. These images were first used by Paul Ekman in the Afterword which appeared in his edited edition of ‘Darwin’s Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals.’ These photos are often used to illustrate the universality of emotional expression.