“Why Americans Smile So Much: How immigration and cultural values affect what people do with their faces” by OLGA KHAZAN

While there are some universally recognizable facial expressions, different cultures have different rules for displaying them. This article looks at why Americans smile more than people from other countries.

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/05/why-americans-smile-so-much/524967/

Concern Over an Increasingly Seen Gesture Grows in France By SCOTT SAYARE/NYTimes

Growing controversy over the use of a nonverbal gesture linked to Nazi Germany is increasing in France. Questions of racial/cultural hatred versus freedom of expression, political correctness, and history are part of the discussion in this very real case study currently unfolding.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/03/world/europe/concern-over-quenelle-gesture-grows-in-france.html?smid=fb-nytimes&WT.z_sma=WO_COQ_20140103&bicmp=AD&bicmlukp=WT.mc_id&bicmst=1388552400000&bicmet=1420088400000&_r=0

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