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What Every Body Is Saying by Joe Navarro
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10/21/2010 "10 Commandments: 1: Be a competent observer of your environment. 2: Observing in context is key to understanding nonverbal behavior. 3: Learn to recognize and decode nonverbal behaviors that are universal. 4: Learn to recognize and decode idiosyncratic nonverbal behaviors. 5: When you interact with others, try to establish their baseline behavior."
10/21/2010 "6: Always try and watch people for multiple tells - behaviors that occur in clusters or in succession. 7: It's important to look for changes in a person's behavior that can signal changes in thoughts, emotions, interest, or intent. 8: Learning to detect false or misleading nonverbal signals is also critical."
10/21/2010 "9: Knowing how to distinguish between comfort and discomfort will help you focus on the most important behaviors for decoding nonverbal communications. 10: When observing others, be subtle about it."
10/21/2010 page 40
15.0% "freeze, flight or fight is the brains reaction to a threat."
10/21/2010 page 41
15.0% "when people feel threatened or exposed they freeze."
10/21/2010 page 43
16.0% "The freezing can appear when someone is being chastised, or questioned about something they feel could get them in trouble. Also when breathing becomes shallow or they hold their breath. Fixing your feet in a certain position (interlocking behind chair legs) and hold the position."
10/21/2010 page 44
16.0% "Another thing is to hunch down (turtle effect) while shoplifting, or if you lose confidence. Shoppers move about a lot, swing their arms, etc"
10/21/2010 page 45
17.0% "Modern flight responses are different: evading someone, turning away, blocking via closing eyes, covering face"
10/21/2010 page 47
17.0% "Modern forms of fight are arguments, also including sarcasm, goading. Without swinging a fist you can be fighting: invading personal space. This arouses our emotions which leads to unclear thinking."
10/21/2010 page 52
19.0% "woman mostly touch their suprasternal notch when they need to enlist pacifying behavior"
10/21/2010 page 52
19.0% "woman mostly touch their suprasternal notch when they need to enlist pacifying behavior. Men prefer to touch their faces (also necks). Women prefer to touch their necks, clothing, jewelry, arms and hair."
10/21/2010 page 52
19.0% "woman mostly touch their suprasternal notch when they need to enlist pacifying behavior. Men prefer to touch their faces (also necks). Women prefer to touch their necks, clothing, jewelry, arms and hair."
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