Which smile is genuine, and which is social?

Which smile is genuine, and which is social?

“Whenever we smile, there are 2 potential muscles we activate. The first one is the zygomaticus major and it controls the corners of your mouth. Whenever this muscle only is activated, it’s not actually a genuine smile. Scientists call this also the “social” smile. The second muscle, known to show sincerity is the obicularis occuli and it encircles our eye socket.”

Here’s a great piece on the science of smiling: 

http://goo.gl/lckNqt

Turns out, smiling is good for you. But I guess most of us already knew that. 

#smile  

HT Jeffrey J Davis 

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