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Body Language

Lance Armstrong's Body Language With Oprah: Defiance, Not Regret

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
Vanessa Van Edwards

Lance Armstrong did show some nerves, but very little sadness -- which is the emotion he should have been feeling if he was truly sorry for his cheating and lying. He also showed anger at the accusations, and defiance, which leads me to believe that he still thinks he was justified.

I Naturally Have a Very Wide Stance

Chris Abraham | Posted 03.19.2013 | TED Weekends
Chris Abraham

While making myself smaller was a useful tool to make the daintier people of the world feel more comfortable around me, might it have become me?

The Body Language of Alphas

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 01.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Vanessa Van Edwards

An alpha is the individual in a community with the highest rank, most power or highest level of respect. Typically other community members exhibit deference towards the alpha and allow them preferential treatment or control.

Get Powerful!

Patti Wood | Posted 03.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Patti Wood

However you hold yourself, however you move through space, and however you gesture, your body sends messages back to your brain to make you feel that way.

Improve Body Language And Empower Your Life

Blake Eastman | Posted 03.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Blake Eastman

I would like to build upon one of my favorite TEDTalks of all time by offering some additional ways of using body language to change your life.

Mastering External Mindfulness

Clark Freshman | Posted 03.14.2013 | TED Weekends
Clark Freshman

External mindfulness holds the key to understanding whether people read you as likeable and reasonable, or annoying and out of touch.

Learning Charisma

Chris Kowal | Posted 03.14.2013 | TED Weekends
Chris Kowal

The strongest point Cuddy made in her talk wasn't about the research and discoveries made in the science, but her own inspiring story. The video becomes amazingly emotional as she strategically and masterfully makes herself vulnerable to the audience.

Head, Shoulders, Knees And Toes

Janine Driver | Posted 03.14.2013 | TED Weekends
Janine Driver

Pay attention to these four areas of your body and you are on your way to being the alpha in your pack.

Thinking With Your Body

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 03.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. Douglas Fields

The neurons setting our heart racing, our skin to sweating, and our stomach churning, are draped in a network throughout the body cavity next to the organs they control, completely outside the brain and spinal cord.

Can Acting In Love Help You Stay In Love?

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 03.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. Craig Malkin

Modern research on love and attraction suggests that we're not passive creatures, at the mercy of dwindling hormones or fading looks. In the same way that assuming a "power pose" builds our confidence, intentionally engaging in loving, passionate behaviors appears to spark romantic excitement.

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Amy Cuddy | Posted 03.13.2013 | TED Weekends
Amy Cuddy

2013-01-10-cuddypullIt's not uncommon for people to overvalue the importance of demonstrating their competence and power, often at the expense of demonstrating their warmth. People judge trustworthiness before competence.

How To Get What You Want Without Saying A Word

Posted 03.09.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul An expert communicator shows how to use body language to close a deal, take charge and generally get your point across. We don't...

What A Man's Eyes Really Tell You

Posted 12.07.2012 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 12/06/2012 03:24 PM EST on LiveScience How a man's gaze roams over a woman's body can...

Women Are Less Offended By Rude Remarks When Men Do This

Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.06.2012 | Women

For every man who gets called out by a Kat Stratford and Sandra Fluke, there are probably many more men who get away with it. Ever wondered how? It tu...

Political Bodies: Citizens Watch Body Language

Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D. | Posted 01.10.2013 | TED Weekends
Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D.

When we listen to political speakers and to the pundits parsing their words, and as we try to decide who to trust, it may be worth focusing a few moments on body language. Let the experts tell us about their fact checking; we can do our own body checks.

Taking Cues From the Presidential Debates

Shlomo Slatkin | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Shlomo Slatkin

If we learned anything from the presidential debates, we learned that body language counts. Your gestures and movements speak louder than words. Here are four cues from the presidential and vice-presidential debates on how to strengthen your marriage with your body language.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Your Body -- But Were Afraid to Ask

GAIAM TV | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
GAIAM TV

Instead of designating clairvoyance as the purview of a privileged few, Caroline Sutherland democratizes the intuitive process. Anyone with a genuine interest in listening attentively to their body's inner wisdom will receive abundant, self-generated guidance.

The Power of a Handshake

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 12.18.2012 | Science
Dr. Douglas Fields

Through the handshake we establish the level of trust between ourselves and the other individual. We divine earnestness, truthfulness, and we measure the depth of friendship or deceit in the other party.

How To Use Your Body Language To Be More Powerful

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Siri Carpenter Attention, shrinking violets: You're more powerful than you know. "Sorry!" I called out to my teammates during our weekly ...

What if Wonder Woman Moderated the Next Presidential Debate?

Donna Haghighat | Posted 12.10.2012 | Comedy
Donna Haghighat

Wonder Woman's golden lasso, which forces a person to tell the truth, would have come in extremely handy. We could figure out once and for all what each candidate truly stood for.

Culture of Greedy Mind Readers

Lisa Zunshine | Posted 12.03.2012 | Science
Lisa Zunshine

Most of the time we are not even aware that we are attributing thoughts and feelings to people. Sure, afterwards I construct elaborate clauses about what I thought about what you thought about what I thought. But when it's happening, it's fast, messy, and mostly nonverbal.

Body Language Mistakes That Can Cost You

Forbes | Posted 10.21.2012 | Money

You've sent in your perfectly manicured résumé and flawless cover letter. You've researched the company and gave brilliant responses to tough interv...

The Smile Factor and International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 10.15.2012 | Business
O'Brien Browne

For busy businesspeople, flying off to some foreign country to conduct a deal, the things that are most on their minds are their upcoming meetings, th...

Is It Really Better to Give Than Receive?

Liz Sterling, M.A. | Posted 08.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Liz Sterling, M.A.

As I considered my relationship with giving, I realized the issue is not with giving too much but with receiving too little, a common problem in our society.

What's Your Body Saying About You?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Human beings are always reacting and responding to each other. Some of it's conscious, but most of it's unconscious.