Identifying Emotions Based on Brain Activity (image) Carnegie Mellon University Share Print E-Mail Caption For the first time, scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have identified which emotion a person is experiencing based on brain activation. This image shows the average positions of brain regions used to identify emotional states. Credit Carnegie Mellon University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.