7 nonverbal cues and what they (probably) mean
- UNCONTROLLABLY ANNOYING! Blushing, Bawling, and (Goose) Bumping. Fields, R. Douglas // Odyssey;Jan2012, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p36
The article discusses various forms of body language, including blushing, bawling and goose bumping.
- body language. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p293
A definition of the term "body language," which refers to the revelation of attitude or mood through physical gestures, posture, or proximity, is presented.
- A World of Gestures. Fiegl, Amanda // National Geographic;Dec2011, Vol. 220 Issue 6, Following p20
The article discusses how context is crucial when trying to understand nonverbal gestures because they differ regionally.
- Dynamic facial expressions of emotion induce representational momentum. Sakiko Yoshikawa; Wataru Sato // Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience;Mar2008, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p25
Two experiments were conducted to explore whether representational momentum (RM) emerges in the perception of dynamic facial expression and whether the velocity of change affects the size of the effect. Participants observed short morphing animations of facial expressions from neutral to one of...
- I know how you feel: Task-irrelevant facial expressions are spontaneously processed at a semantic level. Stephanie D. Preston; Brent R. Stansfield // Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience;Mar2008, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p54
Previous studies have demonstrated that emotions are automatically processed. Even with subliminal presentations, subjects involuntarily mimic specific facial expressions, are influenced by the valence of a preceding emotion during judgments, and exhibit slowed responses to personally meaningful...
- PARALINGUISTIC AND KINESIC CUES IN A WORD ASSOCIATION GAME. // Language & Speech;Oct-Dec70, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p279
Examines word association game on several television broadcasting to ascertain the use of paralinguistic and kinesic cues by the partner giving the stimulus words. Categorization of the types of stimulus words; Pairing of the three categories of antonyms, hyphenated words and frequently paired...
- Let them all talk. Lamey, Melanie // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;9/4/2009, Vol. 199 Issue 4593, p36
The article offers tips on how to bring up the importance of non-verbal communication to the hospitality industry in Great Britain. One tip is to be seen to be good with people through spending time with guests and staff. Another is to have coffee break with staff in order to communicate with...
- Talk With Your Hands. Wagenberg, Melissa; Bodnar, Mark; Lee, Jason // National Geographic Adventure;Feb2005, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p67
The article reports on the impact of gestures and body languages in different countries. Often people are not aware of what their body language might be saying. Their gestures can be easily misinterpreted, especially when they are dealing with people from other cultures. The "thumbs-up" sign is...
- How to be Heard. Smith, Fred // Your Church;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p104
The article offers suggestions for people for improving their communication skills. It advices that one should create a friendly atmosphere by starting the conversation on a positive note. It states that a conversational style should be adopted and one should not extrapolate a topic beyond his...