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Hope Hicks Is “Enjoying The Attention,” Says Body Language Expert

Hope Hicks Is “Enjoying The Attention,” Says Body Language Expert

After Hicks turns the corner in the beginning of the video, she smiles and her eyes "do a flirty look-away," said Wood. "This is likely to be a true, spontaneous emotion. After a big smile — a 'look at me' smile — and a wave, she takes on a 'mask,' she tries to suppress the smile…
Ivanka Trump Is Acting. AOC Is Not. That’s A Key Difference In Their Body Language.

Ivanka Trump Is Acting. AOC Is Not. That’s A Key Difference In Their Body...

On Tuesday evening, AOC fired back at Ivanka, tweeting: "As a person who actually worked for tips and hourly wages in my life, instead of having to learn about it second-hand, I can tell you that most people want to be paid enough to live. A living wage isn’t a gift, it’s a right. Workers…
When Amy Klobuchar Talks About Being A Tough Boss, Her Body Language Is Revealing

When Amy Klobuchar Talks About Being A Tough Boss, Her Body Language Is Revealing

But other staffers have praised her for the high standards and expectations she has for her office, and for being a great mentor who's always there for them through major life events. And even though this behavior is clearly unacceptable for any boss, some have argued that there are gendered overtones in how her management…
The Secret Science Of Body Language, Explained

The Secret Science Of Body Language, Explained

But what you might not understand is that body language analysis is a science and an art that requires education and an immense understanding of human behavior. The formal study of nonverbal interpersonal communication is often referred to as " kinesics," which is a term that was coined by an anthropological researcher in the 1950s…
Love Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Instagram? Here’s What Her Body Language Reveals

Love Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Instagram? Here’s What Her Body Language Reveals

Wood also said that the way Ocasio-Cortez speaks (in the 29-year-old's own words, " like a girl from the block") also makes her constituency feel closer to her. "She often uses very casual or colloquial language like 'yeah,' which would identify her with her constituency and signals 'she's like us,'" Wood said. "Until recently that…
If your pilot has this accent, you will trust them more

If your pilot has this accent, you will trust them more

If you’re anything like me (which hopefully you are not) then flying is not a joyous thing so if there that can provide even the slightest amount of comfort is welcomed. And apparently, a lot of that comfort can come from how the pilot sounds. A new survey of 4,207 U.S. travelers conducted by Jetcost found…
We trust people with accents less … unless they speak with confidence

We trust people with accents less … unless they speak with confidence

When you open your mouth and begin to speak, what you say may matter less than how you say it if you want to get people to believe you. A new study in the journal NeuroImage found that we judge people on the accents in their speaking voice and are more likely to trust accents that are…
5 phrases that have no English translation, but totally capture what you’ve always wanted to say

5 phrases that have no English translation, but totally capture what you’ve always wanted...

You’ve likely heard (and used) some popular phrases from abroad that have made it into our lexicon, like schadenfreude, the German word for taking pleasure from another’s misfortune, or my personal favorite, hygge, the Danish term for a feeling of coziness that’s suddenly everywhere stateside. Peppering our everyday conversations with the life-illuminating expressions of other cultures links us to our shared humanity, reminds…
How the language in letters of recommendation can hold women back

How the language in letters of recommendation can hold women back

When a job application asks for a letter of recommendation, the expectation is that your letter writer will sing your praises. But a recent study published in the Journal of Business and Psychology found that these letters are not always positive and can actually hold applicants back if they are women. When researchers from Rice University, Hunter…

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