The FACS as we know it today was first published in , but was substantially updated in Using FACS, we are able to determine the displayed emotion of a participant. This analysis of facial expressions is one of very few techniques available for assessing emotions in real-time fEMG is another option. Other measures, such as interviews and psychometric tests, must be completed after a stimulus has been presented. Researchers have for a long time been limited to manually coding video recordings of participants according to the action units described by the FACS. This process is now possible to complete with automatic facial expression analysis, using tools such as Affectiva.
Facial Action Coding System
Facial Action Coding System (FACS) - A Visual Guidebook - iMotions
Inner Brow Raiser. Frontalis, pars medialis. Corrugator supercilii, Depressor supercilii. Orbicularis oculi, pars orbitalis. Orbicularis oculi, pars palpebralis. Levator anguli oris a. Depressor labii inferioris or relaxation of Mentalis, or Orbicularis oris.
Facial Action Coding System (FACS) – A Visual Guidebook
FACS is used across many different personal and professional settings. It is often used in various scientific settings for research. It is also used by animators and computer scientists interested in facial recognition. FACS may also enable greater awareness and sensitivity to subtle facial behaviors.