Universal Facial Expressions Emotional Downtime Cocooning Turtling – It’s When The Head Goes Into It’s Shell The Types Of Hugs Additional Emotional Body Language Summary Chapter 12 – Mirroring And Building Of Rapport Introduction The Chameleon Effect (Mimicry) Research Into Purposeful Mirroring What To Mirror To Gain Favours Using Mirroring In Negotiations What Stops Mirroring?When Mirroring Can Backfire When Mirroring Creates Flow Why Our Pets Look Like Our Kids And Couples Like Each Other Who Is In Charge Of Mirroring? Summary Chapter 13 – Courtship Signals Introduction Why Men Don’t Seem To Get It And Why Women Are Half The Problem It’s A Women’s Job To Attract Attention The Most Common Female Sexual Signals She Displays Submissively, Sexually, Gets Closer And Builds Rapport Tibial Torsion And Shoulder Shrugs To Appear Childlike Wrist And Neck Exposures Smiling, The Forehead Bow And Childlike Playfulness Sexual Hair Play The Hip Tilt and Parade, The Hip-To-Waist Radio, Breasts and Buttocks The Room Encompassing Glance Grooming And Preening The Leg Twine And Leg Crossing Hiking The Skirt And Showing Skin Loving Tight Jeans, Short Skirts And Ornamentation Proximity, Pointing And Touching Echoing And Mirroring Is The Mating Dance Kiss Test And Stages In Intimacy How Women Can Avoid Solicitation By Men: Gaze avoidance Gestures Posture patterns He Displays Dominantly, Sexually, Gets Closer And Builds Rapport – Introduction How Men Display Interest – An Introduction And Further Reading The Male Crotch Display Eliminating Beta Male Body Language Dominant Body Language The Dominant Male Stance How Men Can Use Negative Body Language Tonality Advice For Men Smiling And Gazing Advice For Men How Men Should Gaze The Ten Steps To Intimacy Summary Chapter 14 – Office Body Language Introduction How To Signal I’m Here To Help But Not Be Your Friend – Some Tips For Salespeople How We Prefer To Orient Ourselves When Standing The Types Of Handshakes Types Of Bad Handshakes My Little Handshake Experiment Thwarting Dominant Handshakes Handshake Advice For Women Handshake Conclusion Power Sitting For Women – What To Do, What To Avoid Appearing Masculine – Power Dressing Advice For Women Leaning And Ready Language In The Office And Elsewhere Leadership Body Language How To Handle The Type Of Bosses: Autocratic Democratic Laissez-Faire Job Interview Body Language Before You Get There When You First Arrive Your Entry During The Interview Gestures Your Exit Reading Buy Signals Summary Chapter 15 – Seating Arrangements Introduction How We Know Why We Meet Early Research Into Seating Arrangements : Casual Corner Position Cooperative Side-By-Side Position Independent And Opposite Position Competitive Head-To-Head Position Leadership Positions And The Head Of The Table Square Tables Circular Seating Positions Positions In Circular Tables Other Complex Seating Arrangements How To Set Up Your Office Some Ways To Set Up An Office Office Artifacts – The Other Nonverbal Messages The Power Of Chairs How To Be Forgotten – The “Center-Stage Effect” Who In The Audience Is The Most Keen?Laughter Differences Between The Sexes Put-Down Humour The Types Of Laughs And Why Women Shouldn’t Snort And Grunt Laughter And Health Summary Chapter 7 – Opened Mind, Open Body, Closed Mind, Closed body Introduction Ventral Displays Hands And Palms Language Sudden Changes In The Hands Rubbing The Hands Gestures The Spear Throwing Pointer And Other Power Gestures Being Opened And Closed Through The Legs And Arms The Meaning Behind Arm Crossing Breaking The Mold – How To ‘Close’ The ‘Closed’ The Meaning Of Leg Crossing The Ankle Or Scissor Cross Figure Four And Figure Four Hand Lock Fig Leaf Position Parallel Legs Pigeon Toes The Legs and Feet Tell About Where The Mind Thinks Standing Positions And Their Hidden Meaning How We Sequence The Letting Of Our Guard Avoiding The Eyes The Fetal Position Openness As It Relates To Status Summary Chapter 8 – Dominant and Submissive Gestures Introduction Reducing Body Size And Avoiding Conflict The Shrinking Man Environment Plays On Height And Dominance Relaxed Body Language Raising Status Through Relaxed Body Postures The Language Of The Head Headshake For Negative Thoughts Head Nod And Bobble Head Lowered Judgment Head Tilted Interest Head Back And Peering Over Glasses The Chair Straddler Leg Spreading The Leg Over The Chair The Full Body Steeple Tilting Far Back In A Chair Hands On Hips The Cowboy Pose The Military Man What Does Thumbing Indicate?
Perpetuating The Smile: On Mirroring And Smiling The Most Common Types Of Smiles Who Smiles More, Men Or Women, And Why?
Smiles Generate Leniency Origins Of Laughs And Why Laughing Is Addictive Laughing Cycle, Laughing Makes People Laugh Theory Of Jokes, Humour And What Is Appropriate The Purpose Of Humour, Bonding And Laughing Is Laughter Unique To Humans?
So How Exactly Do The Minds Of Men And Women Differ?
Age, Age Gaps, Status And Its Affect On Body Language Body Language Of Children Emulating Alpha’s Body Language Reading Posture Haptics: The Use Of Touch In Communication Body language And Energy displacement Fashion And Its Meaning Preening Summary Chapter 3 – Cultural Differences Introduction Genetic, Learned Or Cultural: Which Is It?
Emblems, Illustrators, Affect Displays, Adaptors And Regulators Emblems: Word Replacement Gestures Some More Examples Of Emblems Illustrators: To Colour Language Affect Or Emotional Displays Recognizing Body Affect By Culture Adaptors Regulators, Regulate Speech How To Use Regulators Culturally Our Bodies Are All Basically The Same!
Some Gestures Are Universal High/Low Context, Culture And Touching The Ways Cultures Meet And Greet Summary Chapter 4 – Space And Territory Introduction Proxemics Personal Space Distances Culture And Personal Space Personal Space And Country Folk Status, Context And Personal Space People As Objects Space And Eye Contact Spatial Empathy The Urinal Game Indicators of Invasion Summary Chapter 5 – Seeing Eye To Eye – A Look At The Language Of The Eye Introduction Gazing The Friendly Social Gaze When Men’s Eyes Meet Women’s Eyes – The Intimate Gaze The Business Gaze Why Sometimes Eye Contact Is Bad Putting Your Best Side Forth How To Avoid An Attack Or Speeding Ticket Dilated Pupils The Room Encompassing Glance Eye Blink Rate Extended Eye Blinking Eye Blocking The Double Wink Eye Flashes, Eye Widening And Flashbulb Eyes Looking Up Through The Forehead Eye Size And Neoteny Shifty Eyes Looking Askance And Eye Rolling Stealing Looks Audience Eye Contact Eye Direction, Thought And NLP Using The Eye Trick To Predict Things How People Learn Eye Contact In Business Eye Contact During A Job Interview Eyebrow Flash – The Social Greeting When And How To Use The Eyebrow Flash Catching People Who Fail To Recognize You The Eyebrows In Communication Summary Chapter 6 – Smiles and Laughter Introduction The Origins Of The Smile And The Honest Smile Where Do Smiles Come From?Body language, and more technically the study of body language, is also known as kinesics (pronounced 'kineesicks'), which is derived from the Greek word kinesis, meaning motion. US and UK-English spellings, e.g., 'ize' and 'ise' are used in this page to allow for different searching preferences.See also the free Body Language Quiz, which can be used to test/reinforce the learning offered in this article. Please feel free to change these according to your local requirements when using these materials.) introduction and basics body language definitions background and history nature or nurture?Nevertheless confusion easily arises if definitions and context are not properly established, for example: It is commonly and carelessly quoted that 'non-verbal communications' and/or 'body language' account for up to 93% of the meaning that people take from any human communication.This statistic is actually a distortion based on Albert Mehrabian's research theory, which while itself is something of a cornerstone of body language research, certainly did not make such a sweeping claim.Navigate by clicking left and right with the bottom tabs or use the Table Of Contents. Continue reading in the other Body Language Portals to build on this sturdy base! How Fortune Tellers Are Like Hans The Horse What Is Cold Reading?