The Face of Emotion
How Botox Affects Our Moods and Relationships
By Eric Finzi
Palgrave MacMillan Trade, Hardcover, 9780230341852, 240pp.
Publication Date: January 29, 2013
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“The Face of Emotion is well worth reading. The scientific debate about the regulation of the emotions is as lively as ever, and this is a provocative and insightful contribution.”—New Scientist
“Even those who know all about [botox] will be intrigued.”—The New York Times
“A cool new book…there are real lessons to be learned.”—Self magazine
“A fascinating and entertaining survey of how our faces contribute to our emotions… important.”—Publishers Weekly
"Facial expressions drive our feelings, as Dr. Eric Finzi persuasively describes in The Face of Emotion. Brace yourself: this enlightening, uplifting book will exercise your zygomatic major (smile).”—Jena Pincott, author of Do Gentlemen Really Prefer Blondes?: The Science Behind Love, Sex, and Attraction
“This groundbreaking book about the relationship between facial expressions and emotions is likely to provoke great interest. Eric Finzi -- researcher, dermatologist and artist-- has crossed traditional barriers to take us on a journey that starts with Charles Darwin, who first suggested an influence of the muscles of the face on the passions of the mind, and leads all the way to Botox as an unexpected potential treatment for depression.” —Norman E. Rosenthal, author of the New York Times bestseller Transcendence