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The Definitive Book of Body Language The Definitive Book of Body Language by Allan Pease
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“Smoking is similar to hitting yourself over the head with
a hammer because, when you stop, you feel better”
Allan Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“whether we realize it or not, we automatically copy the facial expressions we see.”
Barbara Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“By a man's fingernails, by his coat-sleeve, by his boots, by his trouser-knees, by the calluses of his forefinger and thumb, by his expression, by his shirt-cuffs, by his movements—by each of these things a man's calling is plainly revealed. That all united should fail to enlighten the competent enquirer in any case is almost inconceivable. SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1892”
Barbara Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“People drink alcohol and take drugs to try to feel
how happy people feel normally.”
Allan Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“Solitary confinement, where no others are in the prisoner's space, always has a calming effect. Violence from passengers on aircraft increased during the 1990's when the airlines started packing people close together in the seats to compensate for revenue lost as a result of price discounting.”
Barbara Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“Studies show that women laugh at men they're attracted to,
and men are attracted to women who laugh at them.”
Allan Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“dominant”
Barbara Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“attract more friends, and extend life. Humor heals.”
Barbara Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“Tie an Italian's hands behind his back and he'll be speechless.”
Allan Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“Tilting the head to the side is a submission signal because it exposes the throat and neck and makes the person look smaller and less threatening. Its probable origin is in the baby resting its head on its parent's shoulder or chest, and the submissive, nonthreatening meaning it conveys seems to be unconsciously understood by most people, especially women.”
Barbara Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“How to Offend Other Cultures When it comes to inadvertently offending other cultures, Americans usually take first prize. As mentioned, most Americans don't have a passport and believe the rest of the world thinks like them and wants to be like them.”
Barbara Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“Head nodding has its origins in bowing to appear subordinate.”
Barbara Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“Smoking is an outward signal of inner turmoil or conflict and most smoking has less to do with nicotine addiction and more to do with the need for reassurance.”
Allan Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language
“The older we become, the more serious we become
about life. An adult laughs an average of fifteen times a day
a preschooler laughs an average of four hundred times.”
Allan Pease, The Definitive Book of Body Language