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Nonverbal Communication

Can a Book Change the World?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 06.17.2014 | Books
Maureen Anderson

I want to inspire other people, to show them they aren't alone -- and to offer solutions they maybe haven't considered.

5 Ways To Speak To Your Children Without Opening Your Mouth

Anjali Joshi | Posted 05.19.2014 | Parents
Anjali Joshi

A good chunk of communication between humans, regardless of age, is non-verbal. That means your children are listening even when you're not speaking.

The Psychology of Attraction

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

In fact, the psychology of attraction is based on one simple rule. We are attracted to people who turn us on. I don't just mean physically, I mean emotionally turn us on.

How to Read A Man's Body Language

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 04.01.2014 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

Men can be extremely hard to read -- especially because the average man uses 13,000 less words on average per day than women. Even though men might not say much with their words, they are saying everything with their body language.

What Nonverbal Kids Can Gain From Technology

Rachel Cortese, MS Ed, MS CCC-SLP | Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents
Rachel Cortese, MS Ed, MS CCC-SLP

Technology is truly a beautiful thing. It gives voice, words and expression to an inner world that may otherwise lay dormant without the tools to access and express it.

Does Not Having a Smartphone Make Me Less Smart?

Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D.

I am a non-texting, non-app-obsessed, non-game-playing owner of a flip phone. And I talk on it.

Body Language in Sports

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Vanessa Van Edwards

Being able to read body language is an essential skill for athletes who need to think quickly on the field or court. What are some of the body language cues in sports?

The Body Language of Attraction

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

Body language is an essential ingredient of attraction. When we talk about love, dating and romance, body language plays a big role. So many people wonder, "What happened in this relationship?" "Why didn't they call?" Body language will give you the tools to know where you stand.

Non-Speaking Autistic Woman Writes Book

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

Barb knew some would doubt the words she typed were hers, because she needed a facilitator when she first began typing. Undeterred, she spent the next 10 years learning to type independently, one index finger jabbing at a letter at a time.

How to Ace an Interview With Body Language

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business
Vanessa Van Edwards

It is very important for interviewees to not only think about the verbal answers they want to give in an interview, but also what their nonverbal answers are saying.

Get Powerful!

Patti Wood | Posted 03.16.2013 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
Janine Driver

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

Can Acting In Love Help You Stay In Love?

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 03.13.2013 | Home
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 | Home
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.

A Conversation With the Talented Writer, Blogger and All-Around Amazing Julia Bascom

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

A year ago, I found Julia Bascom's blog, and it changed my life. Within the last year, Julia created the video "The Loud Hands Project." This video, together with Julia's blog, is mandatory viewing for any and all who are even remotely interested in autism or know someone on the spectrum.

An Interview With Peyton Goddard, a Non-Speaking Autistic, and Her Mother, Dianne Goddard

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

Peyton Goddard and her mother, Dianne Goddard, wrote the book I Am Intelligent with Carol Cujec, Ph.D. It is a memoir: the story of a non-speaking autistic child thought to be severely "mentally retarded" who, as an adult at the age of 22, typed, "i am intlgent."

'My Words Are Less Important Than The Love I Convey From My Heart'

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Words complete me. They are my companions when I am lonely, my inspiration when I despair, and my weapons when I rage. But words are the tools of the brain, particularly the left hemisphere.

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.

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.

Texting Is Killing Real Business Communication

Marty Zwilling | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Whether it's a business or personal interaction, multiple studies show that as much as 50-65 percent of the communication is nonverbal. That means that people who are addicted to text messaging and email may be sending only half the message.

Nonverbal Communication: What The Face Of Love Looks Like

Sam Sommers | Posted 02.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

Ever wonder what the face of love looks like? Just look in the mirror. What I mean is that we make very different faces when we interact with those we love. Literally.

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.