Learning body language

How facial expressions are triggered and controlled

Facial expressions are triggered by conscious and unconscious interpretations of events and situations. These interpretations usually happen very quickly and instantaneously so that we only become aware of our own facial expressions once we’ve already made them. Sometimes we don’t become aware of them at all, even though they’ve been lingering on our face for quite […]

Why body orientation matters in nonverbal communication

In order to highlight how body orientation matters in non-verbal communication, consider the following scenario: You’re browsing through some items in a provisional store. You notice an old high school friend at the far end of the store and you decide to approach him.  You move towards him walking backwards- yes, with your back turned towards him. As soon as you […]

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