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What does FACS stand for?

FACS stands for Facial Action Coding System

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However, the face is key and a Facial Action Coding System designed by Dr Ekman and fellow psychologist Wallace Friesen allows investigators, interviewers or anyone asking questions to literally read people's expressions.
Paul Ekman created a taxonomy of facial expressions known as the Facial Action Coding system, which is currently being used by computer animators at Pixar (Toy Story) and DreamWorks (Shrek).