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Facial Feedback Hypothesis

The idea that one’s facial expressions can have an effect on emotional experience.

Example: A woman attending a stuffy party forces herself to smile, and finds she feels happier as a result.

Facial Feedback Hypothesis
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Facial Feedback Hypothesis. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 13, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/facial-feedback-hypothesis/