Hearts and Faces: A Study in the Measurement of Emotion

  • Michael Lewis
  • Jeanne Brooks
  • Jeannette Haviland
Part of the Genesis of Behavior book series (GOBE, volume 1)


Like many areas of psychological inquiry, the study of emotion and emotional development is cyclical. Relatively stagnant since the 1930s, there is currently a resurgence of interest and research in this area. As is often the case, this new research has rekindled old controversies and issues relevant to the study of emotion, in general, as well as raising many new issues pertinent to the study of emotional development. As one examines emotional responses from a developmental perspective, the traditional problems of definition and measurement take on new importance.


Facial Expression Emotional Expression Nonverbal Communication Galvanic Skin Response Physiological Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Lewis
    • 1
  • Jeanne Brooks
    • 1
  • Jeannette Haviland
    • 1
  1. 1.The Infant Laboratory, Educational Testing ServiceInstitute for Research in Human DevelopmentPrincetonUSA

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