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You write: "A fake smile or, as I like to call it, a 'Say Cheese' smile involves the contraction of just the zygomatic major since we cannot voluntarily contract the orbicularis oculi muscle." I understand this was once thought to be the case, but it is no longer.
What's more, I'm able to easily produce a Duchenne on demand. Apparently not many people can, but it's quite possible.
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