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Paul Ekman

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Overall Impact Paul Ekman was a man of psychological influence that continues to reflect in the world of psychology today. His ideas of basic emotions, such as happiness, surprise, fear, sadness, anger, and disgust combined with contempt have not only been investigated by him, but also the psychologists following in his footsteps (Ekman 1992). According to Paul Ekman's website, “For the last decade Ekman has worked to translate his research into practical applications; shifting focus slightly from earlier products which focused on learning to spot how others feel (and what they may be concealing), PEG has launched Responding Effectively, which focuses on how to respond to others’ emotions. Whether in the workplace, during a negotiation,
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