Featuring David Matsumoto, Ph.D
Dr. Matsumoto, Director of Humintell, is a renowned expert in the field of microexpressions. Through his company Humintell, Dr. Matsumoto provides unique training in the fields of facial expression, gesture, nonverbal behavior, emotion, and deception to private and public companies as well as various government agencies. Since 1989, Dr. Matsumoto has been a professor of Psychology at San Francisco State University (SFSU). He is also the Founder and Director of SFSU’s Culture and Emotion Research Laboratory, which focuses on studies involving culture, emotion, social interaction and communication. In 2009, Matsumoto was one of the select few to receive the prestigious Minerva Grant, a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to examine the role of emotions in ideologically-based groups.