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On Demand | Record Great Facial EMG Data


Human facial expressions are tied to human emotion. Feelings of fear, surprise, happiness, disgust, sadness, and anger can be understood by researchers recording Facial electromyography (fEMG) data. Activities in the zygomaticus major muscle tend to correspond with positive emotions (happiness, surprise), and the corrigator supercilii muscle tends to correspond with negative emotions (anger, fear, disgust). Researchers use this EMG data for a variety of studies involving visual, auditory and haptic stimuli, startle and response, unconscious learning, emotional response and more.

BIOPAC CEO Frazer Findlay discusses and demonstrates how to record great Facial EMG (fEMG). Learn how to set up a Facial EMG study, where to place the electrodes, and best practices for recording signals on the muscles tied to our emotions.

What you will learn about recording fEMG


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In this fNIRS training, you will see a typical analysis workflow for fNIRS data in experiments featuring both event-based and continuous stimulation. Learn about a powerful yet easy-to-use software package with both a graphical user interface and scripting capability (for automation).

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• Preparing data for analysis
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