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For questions about body language and other empirically grounded forms of nonverbal communication.

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How can I find literature about the connection between proprioception and thinking?

This is a seek for hints or references. Feel free to delete the question if it is not suitable to the rules in here. I have heard people saying that our inner spacial perception is an important ...
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How do I handle contradicting study results?

A foundation of my psychological work is the body. Simply put, I work on a big part with embodiment to diagnose, as well as to intervene and to integrate. One illustration, or rather one important ...
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Is there any significance to the way Trump spreads his hand from each other?

Is there any significance on how President Trump constantly spreads apart from each other his hands while talking? I postulate that this falls under some sort of sub-conscious (or conscious) body ...
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Who first filmed and researched unconscious synchronized movement?

I think it was in my high school sociology class, around 1980, that I learned of an anthropologist who spent three months analysing a 90 second film of a mother, father and child in a kitchen, ...
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What is the study of body language and speech and what it means the person is feeling or thinking? [closed]

To clarify i mean like how when someone doesn't use contractions it is a red flag for lying. Or when someone says something they are mad or annoyed. Basically what their speech and body language says ...
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Is Fidgeting good or not according to cognitive sciences?

I am searching through internet for the asked question. I read different articles and blogs, some says its is good for physical health and keep your BMI low and some say it is good activity. But ...
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Does research support the notion of mimicry building trust?

Mimicry is the behaviour in which one person subconsciously imitates the gesture, speech pattern, or attitude of another person. Some people believe that mimicry has strong social effects. For ...