Available for the first time in the United States, this international bestseller reveals the secrets of nonverbal communication to give you confidence and control in any face-to-face encounter–from making a great first impression and acing a job interview to finding the right partner.It is a scientific fact that people’s gestures give away their true intentions. Yet most of us don’t know how to read body language–and don’t realize how our own physical movements speak to others. Now the world’s foremost experts on the subject share their techniques for reading body language signals to achieve success in every area of life.Drawing upon more than thirty years in the field, as well as cutting-edge research from evolutionary biology, psychology, and medical technologies that demonstrate what happens in the brain, the authors examine each component of body language and give you the basic vocabulary to read attitudes and emotions through behavior. Discover:• How palms and handshakes are used to gain control• The most common gestures of liars• How the legs reveal what the mind wants to do• The most common male and female courtship gestures and signals• The secret signals of cigarettes, glasses, and makeup• The magic of smiles–including smiling advice for women• How to use nonverbal cues and signals to communicate more effectively and get the reactions you wantFilled with fascinating insights, humorous observations, and simple strategies that you can apply to any situation, this intriguing book will enrich your communication with and understanding of others–as well as yourself.From the Hardcover edition.
Published by: Bantam | Publication date: 11/12/2008Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 402 pages
He says that's his best offer. Is it? She says she agrees. Does she? The interview went great—or did it? He said he'd never do it again. But he did.Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you. You will discover:
- The ancient survival instincts that drive body language
- Why the face is the least likely place to gauge a person's true feelings
- What thumbs, feet, and eyelids reveal about moods and motives
- The most powerful behaviors that reveal our confidence and true sentiments
- Simple nonverbals that instantly establish trust
- Simple nonverbals that instantly communicate authority
Published by: William Morrow Paperbacks | Publication date: 10/13/2009Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 273 pages
How to Analyze People: The Ultimate Guide to Human Psychology, Body Language, Personality Types and Ultimately Reading People (Analyze People, Read People, Body Language, Human Behavior)
Are you always struggling to understand what your boss is trying to say?Or WHY your girlfriend is so mad at you?Do you often find yourself in socially awkward situations not knowing how to respond?Don’t worry, we all wish we sometimes had the superpower to know exactly what the other person was thinking.AND WITH THIS SMART GUIDE...YOU CAN NOW ACTUALLY LEARN TO ANALYZE PEOPLE!People can be difficult to read and understand. Often, you might end up offending others when you don’t mean to, or making a situation worse by responding inappropriately, simply because you couldn’t understand what the other person was thinking at that moment.But don’t worry, this book is here to help you overcome that struggle!Reading people is an art that lets you respond much better to people in any situation. No more awkward encounters and those less-than-appropriate responses!In this handy book, you will learn:
- The Benefits of Analyzing People
- The Basics of Human Psychology
- How Childhood Experiences Shape Personalities
- How to Analyze People Through the Choice of Words
- Tips on Reading and Understanding Body Language
- How to Determine Different Types of Personalities
- Lots of Illustrative Examples
- ...and much more!
Publication date: 09/08/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 64 pages
Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleOne of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year One of The Wall Street Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of the Year 20112013 Presidential Medal of Freedom RecipientKahneman's work with Amos Tversky is the subject of Michael Lewis's The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our MindsIn the international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. The impact of overconfidence on corporate strategies, the difficulties of predicting what will make us happy in the future, the profound effect of cognitive biases on everything from playing the stock market to planning our next vacation—each of these can be understood only by knowing how the two systems shape our judgments and decisions.Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think, Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking. He offers practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our business and our personal lives—and how we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble. Winner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and selected by The New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011, Thinking, Fast and Slow is destined to be a classic.
Published by: Farrar, Straus and Giroux | Publication date: 10/25/2011Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 528 pages
A guide for using body language to lead more effectively Aspiring and seasoned leaders have been trained to manage their leadership communication in many important ways. And yet, all their efforts to communicate effectively can be derailed by even the smallest nonverbal gestures such as the way they sit in a business meeting, or stand at the podium at a speaking engagement. In The Silent Language of Leaders, Goman explains that personal space, physical gestures, posture, facial expressions, and eye contact communicate louder than words and, thus, can be used strategically to help leaders manage, motivate, lead global teams, and communicate clearly in the digital age.
- Draws on compelling psychological and neuroscience research to show leaders how to adjust their body language for maximum effect.
- Stands out as the only book to address specifically how leaders can use body language to increase their effectiveness
- Goman, a respected management coach, is widely considered as the expert in body language issues in the workplace
Published by: Jossey-Bass | Publication date: 03/16/2011Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 289 pages
From a former FBI Special Agent specializing in behavior analysis and recruiting spies comes a handbook filled with his proven strategies on how to instantly read people and influence how they perceive you, so you can easily turn on the like switch.The Like Switch is packed with all the tools you need for turning strangers into friends, whether you are on a sales call, a first date, or a job interview. As a Special Agent for the FBI’s National Security Division’s Behavioral Analysis Program, Dr. Jack Schafer developed dynamic and breakthrough strategies for profiling terrorists and detecting deception. Now, Dr. Schafer has evolved his proven-on-the-battlefield tactics for the day-to-day, but no less critical battle of getting people to like you. In The Like Switch, he presents these techniques for how you can influence, attract, and win people over. Learn how to think and react like your favorite TV investigators from Criminal Minds or CSI as Dr. Schafer shows you how to improve your LQ (Likeability Quotient), “spot the lie” both in person and online, master nonverbal cues that influence how people perceive you, and turn up or turn down the intensity of a relationship. Dr. Schafer cracks the code on making great first impressions, building lasting relationships, and understanding others’ behavior to learn what they really think about you. With tips and techniques that hold the key to taking control of your communications, interactions, and relationships, The Like Switch shows you how to read others and get people to like you for a moment or a lifetime.
Published by: Touchstone | Publication date: 01/13/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 289 pages
Body Language 101: The Ultimate Guide to Knowing When People Are Lying, How They Are Feeling, What They Are Thinking, and More
This amazing, revealing handbook contains all anyone will ever need to know about reading body language. With it, you can become a veritable human lie detector, spotting exactly when people are telling the truth, when they are lying, and even how they are feeling. What can you tell by folded arms, by the distance away someone stands when talking to you, from facial expressions, or from blinking eyes? The answer? Almost everything! With hundreds of examples illustrated in full color, Body Language 101 can help anyone from any culture know more about his or her friends, spouse, colleagues, lovers, competitors, and enemies.
Published by: Skyhorse Publishing | Publication date: 11/17/2008Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 196 pages
Would You Like to Be Able to Read People's Minds?This question may sound like science fiction, or, perhaps, just fantasy, but something very close to mind-reading is actually possible, by learning to understand the body language. That is exactly what "Mastering the Body Language" by Josh Cantrell is offering you.In this comprehensive guide to body language, the author covers everything from gestures and postures to personal and physical space. Special consideration is given to the facial, eye, and mouth expressions, positions, and movements, and all the emotions expressed through them."Mastering the Body Language" also explains, in a simple way, what are the benefits of understanding the body language. Even if it's not literally like telepathy in the science fiction books, it does help you to not only understand how someone feels and what they truly mean, but also to learn how other people might perceive your own non-verbal signals. As a result, you will learn how to understand people better, as well as become more aware of your own hidden thoughts and feelings.Understanding the body language comes easy to some, while others can't figure it out. Whether you're in the first or in the second group, with this book, you will not only learn how to understand non-verbal signals, you will master them.You will learn the body language essentials including the following topics:
- Body Language and Nonverbal Communication
- Body Language and Evolution
- Facial Expressions
- Eye Expressions
- Mouth and Lip Expressions
- Communicating with Gestures
- Communicating with Arms and Legs
- Personal Space
Publication date: 09/07/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 98 pages
The Language of the Body, originally published as Physical Dynamics ofCharacter Structure, brilliantly describes how personality is expressed inthe form and function of the body. The body is the key to understandingbehavior and working with the body is the key to psychological health.The Language of the Body outlines the foundations of character structure:schizoid, oral, masochistic, hysteric, and phallic narcissistic personalitytypes. Dr. Lowen examines the relationship between psychoanalytictheory and body therapy.
Published by: The Alexander Lowen Foundation | Publication date: 02/01/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 380 pages
Banned Body Language Secrets: EX CIA Agent Reveals How To Read Anyone Like A Book And Master The Art Of Non-Verbal Communication
Do you struggle to get your point across to people? Do you ever feel like you are somehow weak and ineffectual in the way you communicate? Perhaps others just don't take you seriously. There is no easy fix for all of your problems. However, whatever those problems are, if social interaction is involved then a firm grip on the tenets of non-verbal communication can make it better. Your Mom wasn't just blowing hot air when she told you to “Stand up straight”, because “you slouch too much.” Mom knows: there is wisdom in those words, for the way we carried ourselves says a great deal about our character, our self-respect, and who we are.No one knows more about body language than CIA agents, and it just so happens that we've got access to one who is willing to spill all the secrets about how to read non-verbal cues and body language. While he will remain nameless of course, you will get an unfettered look at the mind of someone who not only listens to what people say, but watches intensely what they do to detect for signs of graft, deceit, and danger.In this book entitled Banned Body Language Secrets by author Daniel Smith we will look at how relationships, work, and personal safety can all be vastly improved by diving into the body language “rabbit hole”. You won't imagine how deep it really goes, and utilizing these age old tricks will have you at the center of attention, or flying low under the radar depending on how you choose to use them. So “keep your chin up” and your backbone straight as we delve into the often unnoticed world of how humans really communicate.
Published by: Make Profits Easy LLC | Publication date: 06/16/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 212 pages