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From the Ted Talk by Nancy Etcoff: Happiness and its surprises

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The other thing about positive emotions is that they have a universal signal. And we see here the smile. And the uesnraivl signal is not just raising the corner of the lips to the zygomatic major. It's also crinkling the outer coernr of the eye, the orbicularis oculi. So you see, even 10-month-old babies, when they see their mother, will show this particular kind of slmie. ertoerxvts use it more than introverts. People who are relieved of depression show it more after than before. So if you want to umansk a true look of happiness, you will look for this expression.

Open Cloze

The other thing about positive emotions is that they have a universal signal. And we see here the smile. And the _________ signal is not just raising the corner of the lips to the zygomatic major. It's also crinkling the outer ______ of the eye, the orbicularis oculi. So you see, even 10-month-old babies, when they see their mother, will show this particular kind of _____. __________ use it more than introverts. People who are relieved of depression show it more after than before. So if you want to ______ a true look of happiness, you will look for this expression.

Solution

  1. extroverts
  2. unmask
  3. universal
  4. smile
  5. corner

Original Text

The other thing about positive emotions is that they have a universal signal. And we see here the smile. And the universal signal is not just raising the corner of the lips to the zygomatic major. It's also crinkling the outer corner of the eye, the orbicularis oculi. So you see, even 10-month-old babies, when they see their mother, will show this particular kind of smile. Extroverts use it more than introverts. People who are relieved of depression show it more after than before. So if you want to unmask a true look of happiness, you will look for this expression.

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Important Words

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