Videos

A collection of videos on emotion, deception and compassion. Click each video to view.

THE INFLUENCE OF EMOTIONS

Ekman explains how emotions affect our daily interactions, from business deals to intimate relationships.


3 WAYS TO CATCH A LIAR

Do you really want to catch a liar? It’s more complex than you might think!


MASTERING YOUR EMOTIONS

Ekman details two key steps for improving your emotional life.


THE POWER OF EMOTIONS

Emotional reactions can be life-saving. Here’s what to do when they wreak havoc


GENES OR REINCARNATION?

Paul Ekman subjects The Dalai Lama’s idea of “past lives” to the scientific method.


TYPES OF HAPPINESS

Ekman, in conversation with the Dalai Lama, proposes 11 unique types of happiness.

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HUMAN COMMUNICATION

Paul Ekman on expression and gesture and their role in emotion and deception; part one of two.


HUMAN COMMUNICATION

Paul Ekman on expression and gesture and their role in emotion and deception; two of two.


COMPASSION AND EMOTION

Paul Ekman discusses compassion and emotion at the Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference.


DO WE ALL HAVE THE SAME BASIC EMOTIONS?

Teenagers from the Family Life Centre near San Francisco interview Dr. Paul Ekman.


BEING HUMAN 2012

How to introduce awareness into your biological appraisal system to improve your emotional life.

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How we Catch a Liar


The wide applications and benefits of this emotion based training are outlined by Dr Ekman as follows: "In any transaction that matters whether it's between lovers, between parent and child, between salesman and client, between doctor and patient, between suspect and interrogator, between adversaries at an election, emotion is what we're looking for. Emotions tell us what matters."

- Paul Ekman


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