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Written by PTI | Guwahati | Published: March 1 Immersive Experiences at YouTube, Psychologist Carlos Crivelli was one of them.g. “Which of these people would like to start a fight”—to draw out more context They too associated the gasp face with threatening behavior Crivelli reports today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences “The implications here are really big” he says “It strongly suggests that at least these facial behaviors are not pancultural but are instead culturally specific” A young Trobriander from the village of Kaulaka points to a gasping face indicating that he recognizes it as a threat display Carlos Crivelli and Sergio Jarillo That’s not to say that emotions don’t elicit natural physiological reactions Russell explains but the study suggests that reactions and interpretations can vary from culture to culture With the gasp face for example Russell speculates that the expression could be a natural response to urgent distressing situations Whereas Western culture has tied that expression to feeling fear it might be that the Trobrianders associate the expression with instilling it Crivelli agrees and points to another culture whose ritualized dances feature a similar expression in a threatening fashion: the Māori of New Zealand Based on his research Russell champions an idea he calls “minimal universality” In it the finite number of ways that facial muscles can move creates a basic template of expressions that are then filtered through culture to gain meaning If this is indeed the case such cultural diversity in facial expressions will prove challenging to emerging technologies that aspire to decode and react to human emotion he says such as emotion recognition software being designed to recognize when people are lying or plotting violence “This is novel work and an interesting challenge to a tenet of the so-called universality thesis” wrote Disa Sauter a psychologist at the University of Amsterdam in an email She adds that she’d like to see the research replicated with adult participants as well as with experiments that ask people to produce a threatening or angry face not just interpret photos of expressions “It will be crucial to test whether this pattern of ‘fear’ expressions being associated with anger/threat is found in the production of facial expressions since the universality thesis is primarily focused on production rather than perception” Social psychologist Alan Fridlund at UC in Santa Barbara says the researchers’ level of immersion in the Trobrianders’ culture gives them a unique perspective on threat displays and not relying on translators improves the study’s accuracy “I think the real strength of this paper is that it knows its participants so well” he says But he adds that the snapshot method may not be the best way to analyze how people view different facial expressions—after all in everyday life people see facial expressions in the context of what’s going on around them he says Another problem has to do with the study design—“happiness” was the only positive emotion that Trobrianders were given as an option Fridlund says which may have biased the results For example if the researchers had included “amusement” or “contentment” as answers the apparent agreement over smiling might have disappeared Despite agreeing broadly with the study’s conclusions Fridlund doubts it will sway hardliners convinced that emotions bubble forth from a common fount Ekman’s school of thought for example arose in the post–World War II era when people were seeking ideas that reinforced our common humanity Fridlund says “I think it will not change people’s minds People have very deep reasons for adhering to either universality or cultural diversity” *Correction 18 October 12:33 pm: This story has been updated to correct the number of Trobrianders and their way of life and to better describe the questions asked of them measured yearly in schools.