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The Technology That Unmasks Your Hidden Emotions

ArcSoft Inc.'s Simplicam monitoring camera with facial recognition, right, is displayed alongside an Apple Inc. iPhone during
ArcSoft Inc.'s Simplicam monitoring camera with facial recognition, right, is displayed alongside an Apple Inc. iPhone during the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. This year's CES will be packed with a wide array of gadgets such as drones, connected cars, a range of smart home technology designed to make everyday life more convenient and quantum dot televisions, which promise better color and lower electricity use in giant screens. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Paul Ekman, perhaps the world’s most famous face reader, fears he has created a monster.

The 80-year-old psychologist pioneered the study of facial expressions in the 1970s, creating a catalog of more than 5,000 muscle movements to show how the subtlest wrinkling of the nose or lift of an eyebrow reveal hidden emotions.

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