DogFACS: the dog facial action coding system

Waller, B., Caeiro, C. C., Peirce, K. , Burrows, A. and Kaminski, J. (2013) DogFACS: the dog facial action coding system. Manual. University of Portsmouth.

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The Dog Facial Action Coding System (DogFACS) is a scientific observational tool for identifying and coding facial movements in dogs. The system is based on the facial anatomy of dogs and has been adapted from the original FACS system used for humans created by Ekman and Friesen (1978). The DogFACS manual details how to use the system and code the facial movements of dogs objectively. The manual is freely available to the scientific community on

Keywords:Dogs, Facial Expressions, FACS
Subjects:C Biological Sciences > C800 Psychology
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Psychology
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Deposited On:31 May 2015 20:33

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