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Reading interpersonal body language at a coffee shop

Try this one out, it can be amusing, funny and interesting and you’ll improve your reading skills just by thinking about what it is you’re looking for. Most normal people like to be closer to people they like and further … Continue reading

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How to Jumpstart Your Micro-Expression Reading Skills

Alright, so now that you’ve read the basics of what the universal expressions look like, how do you spot them when they only display on a person’s face for 1/5th of a second? The Micro-Expression Training Tool is a great … Continue reading

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Micro-Facial Expressions 103 – Fear and Surprise

Fear Fear is exceptionally important for humans. It tells us when a situation is not a good one, it tells us that we shouldn’t jump off a tall building and it tells us that running away from a charging rhino … Continue reading

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Micro-Facial Expressions 102 – Anger, Disgust and Contempt

Anger Anger is another of the basic emotions, one that we have all felt. Early in the previous century, psychologists believed that human aggression was a direct result of frustration (Dollard, 1939), and that anger was simply the social component … Continue reading

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Micro-Facial Expressions 101

Paul Ekman – Micro-Facial Expressions Part I Paul Ekman’s work with Wallace Friesen on Micro-Facial Expressions is absolutely fascinating. Their studies in remote communities (without access to television or modern communications) in Papa New Guinea showed that social and cultural … Continue reading

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Reading People – Everyone can do it!

Hello everyone, welcome to my blog on reading body language. I plan to post tips on a regular basis on how to read people and understand what their reaction to you is. Hopefully through reading this blog you will find … Continue reading

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