Large-scale observational research

Large-scale observational research

Large-scale observational research on facial behavior, gender, and culture

Jeffrey M. Girard, Carnegie Mellon University
Daniel McDuff, Microsoft Research

SPSP Preconference on Personality Dynamics, Processes, and Functioning

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Jeffrey M Girard

February 27, 2020
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  1. Large-Scale Observational Research on Facial Behavior, Gender, and Culture bit.ly/girard_spsp

  2. Facial Behavior, Gender, and Culture • • •

  3. Study 1: Smiling in Market Research

  4. Large-Scale Data Collection (Online Experimentation)

  5. Scalable Methods for Facial Behavior Analysis

  6. Scalable Methods for Smile Analysis Smile Intensity Smile Occurrence Expert

    Algorithm ON OFF 5 4 3 2 1 0
  7. Influences on Expressive Behavioral Norms H1: Participants identifying as women

    will smile more than those identifying as men H2: Countries with more diverse histories of immigration will smile more on average
  8. Visualizing Country-level Averages

  9. Statistical Modeling and Results Parameter Est. p-val. 2.27 < .001

    0.40 .506 0.63 .025 0.15 .673 × −0.06 .869 × 0.37 .014 × 0.13 .440
  10. Study 2: Smiling in Celebrity Photos

  11. Large-Scale Data Collection (Web-Scraping)

  12. Visualizing Country-level Averages

  13. Statistical Modeling and Results

  14. References and Acknowledgements • • • • www.jmgirard.com bit.ly/openface2