Monday, February 7, 2011

Body Talks Part 1

Time to talk a little more specific.

Let's get down to the thick of things.  We're all wired a little different, but in western society, we've also all got a lot in common.  I'm blogging here from the Great Canadian North.  In particular, how we communicate with each other.  If you're reading this blog, you read english, and likely come from an english speaking community.  But far more important than the language we speak, is how we carry ourselves.  Only so much of communication is spoken - a very large part of it is nonverbal.

Without further ado, here's Part 1 of my Body Language Series: Faces: what you need to know:
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I didn't create this image, but it's the most comprehensive guide to facial expression's I've ever found.  It's technically an art guide, but it's quite applicable.


19 comments:

  1. And here I thought everyone was unique in there own way.

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  2. Hey man this looks useful, thanks for the info!

    I'm going out later, I'll be sure to use this.

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  3. What an useful chart.
    I can see myself in all those red circles. I think I need to manage my anger.

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  4. I guess I'm a cross between upset and angry all the time but actually I'm always feeling laid back!

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  5. That chart is pretty obvious in some ways. But very informative.

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  6. This is really cool to look through. I have terrible facial expressions :x

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  7. yeah body language is really useful for really being able to understand a situation in more depth than is immediately presented. Can't wait to see more, this is great!

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  8. I actually like this. Good work

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  9. I was studying this last year. Crazy things you can do with great "body talk"

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  10. there's a program you can get called METT, or micro expression training tool. i found this helpful in learning to read faces.

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  11. Nice info pic, Who ever made that picture took lots of time.

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  12. I've seen this picture on forums recently, it's a great source of information!

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  13. Lol I read through that whole thing. It was interesting, seeing all the facial expressions and stuff.

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  14. sweet info, im gonna borrow that for my friends

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  15. if aliens read this its going to be the end of humanity XD.

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