A frown is a facial expression in which the eyebrows are brought together, and
the forehead is ... At minimum ten muscles are required to smile in which only the
upper lip and corners of the mouth a...
You've likely been told (or read in a forwarded e-mail) that it takes fewer muscles
to smile than it does to frown, and that, in light of this fact, you should smile ...
26?), it's possible to tell you the minimum number of muscles that are used in the
most insincere, subtle, restrained, mouth-only smile or frown. If we analyze a ...
Jul 21, 2007 ... This popular aphorism about a greater number of facial muscles being needed to
produce a frown than are required to generate a smile is one ...
May 6, 2014 ... Scientists have studied the muscles needed for both facial expressions, and to do
a small smile generally uses 10 muscles; a small frown uses ...
Jan 18, 2006 ... A long time ago I heard the adage that it takes something like 43 muscles to
frown but only 17 muscles to smile, ergo, we should just smile ...
It is difficult to say how many muscles it takes to smile or frown because all
people make different expressions when smiling and frowning. What might be a ...
Every time you frown, you're unnecessarily exhausting 43 facial muscles, while
smiling only uses 17 muscles. Some studies show that beaming can benefit your
Sep 20, 2011 ... It's a common phrase used in an attempt to change the mood of a potentially
unhappy person or to invoke optimism. Sometimes it works ...
It takes 17 muscles to smile and 42 muscles to frown.