Example body language behaivours and their meanings

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This guide will give you a few of the most common behaviours and what they mean.

You can now know what other people are actually thinking.

        NONVERBAL                                                               BEHAVIORINTERPRETATION
  1. Brisk, erect walk                                                            Confidence
  2. Standing with hands on hips                                            Readiness, aggression
  3. Sitting with legs crossed, foot kicking slightly                   Boredom
  4. Sitting, legs apart Open, relaxed Arms crossed on chest  Defensiveness
  5. Walking with hands in pockets, shoulders hunched          Dejection
  6. Hand to cheek                                                               Evaluation, thinking
  7. Touching, slightly rubbing nose                                       Rejection, doubt, lying
  8. Rubbing the eye                                                             Doubt, disbelief
  9. Hands clasped behind back                                           Anger, frustration,
  10. Locked ankles                                                               Apprehension
  11. Head resting in hand, eyes downcast                              Boredom
  12. Rubbing hands                                                              Anticipation
  13. Sitting with hands clasped behind head, legs crossed      Confidence, superiority
  14. Open palm                                                                   Sincerity, openness,
  15. Pinching bridge of nose, eyes closed                              Negative evaluation
  16. Tapping or drumming fingers                                         Impatience
  17. Steepling fingers                                                           Authoritative
  18. Patting/fondling hair                                                      Lack of self-confidence;
  19. Tilted head                                                                   Interest
  20. Stroking chin                                                               Trying to make a decision
  21. Looking down, face turned away                                 Disbelief
  22. Biting nails                                                                   Insecurity, nervousness
  23. Pulling or tugging at ear                                                Indecision
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