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April 03, 2020 - The Guardian

Mice have a range of facial expressions, researchers find

Mice have a range of facial expressions, researchers find
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Whether it is screwing up your face when sucking a lemon, or smiling while sitting in the sun, humans have a range of facial expressions that reflect how they feel.

Now, researchers say, they have found mice do too. “Mice exhibit facial expressions that are specific to the underlying emotions,” said Dr Nadine Gogolla, co-author of the research from Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology. She said the findings were important, as they offer researchers new ways to measure the intensity of emotional responses, which could help them probe how emotions arise in the brain. What’s more, she said, the findings show mice have a repertoire of emotions.

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