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Body Language

  • 6 Student Life April 19, 2012

    People often wonder what a person is feeling or means by the way that their body is positioned. Understanding someones body language can be extremely tricky. Everyone expresses

    themselves differently and in their own way. It can be difficult to guess a persons feelings, or tell if someone is being sarcastic or not. Below are some quick ways to learn how to read

    peoples body language.

    Body Language

    looking right and down:

    accessing feeling

    looking left and down: indicates

    self-talk or decision making

    looking right and up: can be a warning sign of lying, pretending to

    recall facts

    cracking knuckles: nervous habit, attention seeking

    crossed arms:

    possibly defensive

    gripping ones own

    upper arms: insecurity

    holding things in front of

    body: used for

    protection, nervousness

    touching nose while speaking: indicates exaggeration

    neck scratching: indecision or

    doubt

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    Photos: Sammi Shepard Page Design: Alyssa Zipperer and Robbie ThinnesPage information: Kelli Alexander