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Body Language

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 12.09.2012 | 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

Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Rabbi 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

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 11.14.2012 | 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.

Hotel Staff Learn How To Read Body Language

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.25.2011 | Travel

The luxury hospitality world has long aspired to read the minds of hotel guests. But now, with a little help from a body language expert, one boutique...

Examining Body Language at the GOP Debate

Clark Freshman | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Clark Freshman

If you want to learn what the Republican candidates in Wednesday's debate really think and feel, then you can't just listen to their words. You've got to see how they said them.

What Is Your Body Language Saying?

Real Simple | Posted 09.04.2011 | Women

Every last gesture—whether it’s a tilt of the head or plain fidgeting—tells a story. Do you look down when you speak? Play with your hair? Lean ...

Why Music Should Be Experienced Live

Taryn Haight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Taryn Haight

At the hands of technology and busy schedules it's important to remember just how much depth music can possess when it's being played between people -- rather than through headphones.

The Language of Long Lingering Looks

Amy Bernays | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Amy Bernays

He is looking over at me, giving me the eye, flirting with a cheeky grin. Speaking the only language that he as learned so far. Tongue out, arms out reached, light grunting; my baby says "food."

Workplace Etiquette: Be Your Best at Work

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Treating your colleagues with respect can gain you a winning edge and create a win-win situation for everyone at the office. Here are some basic rules of etiquette in the office and at office parties.

Gestures NOT To Make Abroad

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

You are in a foreign country, and don't speak the language. You order something indecipherable off the menu, and when the waiter brings you a plate of...

Toro Y Moi Plays Sweaty Set At Glasslands

Melissa Decker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melissa Decker

Chaz Bundick is a 23-year old with a BFA in Graphic Design from University of South Carolina, who happens to make dreamy pop music (commonly referre...

Do You Look the Part?

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

At the end of the day you want to look and sound authentic, believable, and confident.