Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 20 June 2016 Posterior superior temporal sulcus How do our brains recognise the diverse facial expressions which communicate people’s feelings? Using sophisticated new instruments, American scientists have located a small area in the human brain that is responsible for decoding the specific facial muscle movements, like a furrowed brow or smiling lips, that combine to express a range of emotions from surprise and happiness to fear and anger. It's found in a region called the posterior superior temporal sulcus, behind the ear on the right side of the brain. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Mental health Do we need a break from our smartphones? Medical Can you cough up a lung? Medical SEE: Why do I get asthma when I exercise? Medical Scientists discover a possible cause for restless legs syndrome Lifestyle How being the office germaphobe is making you sick Fitness 4 reasons your muscles are cramping up From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.