Why it seems like everyone is always angry with you

People with anxiety disorders are likely to misclassify neutral expressions as angry or generally negative.
People with anxiety disorders are likely to misclassify neutral expressions as angry or generally negative.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

Some people have problems reading neutral faces and experts are trying to figure out why

Why do you look so angry? This article hasn't even begun and already you disapprove. Why can't I ever win with you? I see it in your face.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 03, 2018, with the headline 'Why it seems like everyone is always angry with you'. Print Edition | Subscribe