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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

What Message Does Your Body Language Convey


NONVERBAL BEHAVIOR----------------------------------->INTERPRETATION
1.Brisk, erect walk---------------------------------->Confidence
2.Standing with hands on hips------------------------>Readiness, aggression
3.Sitting with legs crossed, foot kicking slightly--->Boredom
4.Arms crossed on chest ----------------------------->Defensiveness
5.Walking with hands in pockets, shoulders hunched--->Dejection
6.Hand to cheek-------------------------------------->Evaluation, thinking
7.Touching, slightly rubbing nose-------------------->Rejection, doubt, lying
8.Rubbing the eye------------------------------------>Doubt, disbelief
9.Hands clasped behind back-------------------------->Anger,frustration,apprehension
10.Locked ankles------------------------------------->Apprehension
11.Head resting in hand, eyes downcast--------------->Boredom
12.Rubbing hands------------------------------------->Anticipation
13.Sitting with hands clasped behind head,legs crossed-Confidence, superiority
14.Open palm----------------------------------------->Sincerity, openness, innocence
15.Pinching bridge of nose, eyes closed-------------->Negative evaluation
16. Tapping or drumming fingers---------------------->Impatience
17.Steep ling fingers-------------------------------->Authoritative
18.Patting/fondling hair----------------------------->Lack of self-confide,insecurity
19.Tilted head--------------------------------------->Interest
20.Stroking chin------------------------------------->Trying to make a decision
21.Looking down, face turned away-------------------->Disbelief
22.Biting nails-------------------------------------->Insecurity, nervousness
23.Pulling or tugging at ear------------------------->Indecision

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