Reading 1.3

  • Read the text and choose the best word for the space.

Smiles of frustration

How can you tell when 1___________ is feeling frustrated? Most people are convinced smiling is not a typical reaction to frustration but a new study has proved this to be a misconception. What’s 2___________, it turns out that computers programmed with the latest information from this research 3___________ a better job of differentiating smiles of delight and frustration than human observers. 4___________ part of the experiment participants were asked to act out feelings of frustration, Many of them stamped their feet or frowned deeply but they didn’t smile. But 5___________  given a task that caused genuine frustration, ninety percent of participants reacted instinctively 6___________ smiling.

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