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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4440-T: Amazon’s head of operations Dave Clark on 60 Minutes
#BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #Amazon #DaveClark #CrisisManagement
2/ Lesley Stahl: "Are you worried that you might be transmitting #Coronavirus through your boxes? Through cardboard or plastic?"

Dave Clark: "No. We do not see a risk - there, for customers or employees."
3/ This image was captured just as Ms. Stahl says, "boxes". Note Mr. Clark's:

• Partially Suppressed Smile
• Disgust
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THREAD/reposting: Body Language Analysis No.4323: Trump Putin Helsinki Summit Press Conference • #Nonverbal & #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #HelsinkiSummit #TrumpPutinSummit #kompromat #DonaldTrump #VladimirPutin
1/ In Helsinki, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met for 2 hours and 15 minutes with only their translators present. Afterward, the two leaders held a press conference.
2/ A multitude of nonverbal dissections could be conducted regarding the pre-summit lead-up, the summit, and the presser. What follows is a partial nonverbal & statement analysis focusing on allegations of Putin's alleged "compromising material on President Trump or his family".
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4430-T: Donald Trump references Easter during Coronavirus Briefing • #BodyLanguageExpert #BodyLanguage #Coronavirus #COVID19 #Easter #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence
2/ During his #COVID19 briefing today, Donald Trump said, "Today is Good Friday and this Sunday, billions of Christians celebrate Easter and the resurrection of Jesus Christ."
3/ Just prior to saying, "Jesus Christ" ("and the resurrection of Jesus Christ"), Donald Trump displayed a Tight Tongue Jut.

A Tight Tongue Jut is a signal of:

• Disgust
• Disdain
• Repulsion
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2/ Recently, Senator Kamala Harris was asked, "Will you be the first vice president?" (Presumably, the question immediately prior to this moment was, "Will you be the first woman President?" — or something similar).
3/ Senator Harris then displays a behind the ear hair adjustment.
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4428-T: Donald Trump & Nancy Pelosi shaking hands (PHOTO) • #BodyLanguageExpert #BodyLanguage #DonaldTrump #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #NancyPelosi #Narcissist #PhysicalAbuse #ImpulseControlDisorder #Objectification #Misogyny
2/ The above image was taken on 20 January 2017 — at Donald Trump's inauguration.
3/ Note the manner in which Donald Trump is shaking Nancy Pelosi's hand:

• Pulling her hand dramatically toward his torso (probably touching his chest/jacket)
• Bending her wrist at a sharp angle (even if you're an 18-year-old athlete, can be painful, esp. if it's sudden)
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4027-T: Donald Trump Mispronounces his own name — with a Secondary Shoulder Tic (VIDEO, PHOTOS) • #BodyLanguageExpert #BodyLanguage #DonaldTrump #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #CoronaVirus #ShoulderTic
2/ During the 0:15 - 0:16 of this video, Donald Trump stutters, mispronouncing his own last name. A split second afterward, he quickly retracts his right shoulder.
3/ He then gestures with both arms moderately widespread, with his palms forward. Simultaneously, his central forehead contracts upward along with a reactionary (psychological protective) blink.
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4026-T: Bill Barr's interview regarding changes in Roger Stone's Sentencing Recommendations (VIDEO, PHOTOS) • #BodyLanguageExpert #BodyLanguage #BillBarr #DonaldTrump #RogerStone #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence
2/ On 13 February 2020, Bill Barr gave an interview with Pierre Thomas of ABC News. What follows is a partial nonverbal and statement analysis of that exchange.
3/ Beginning at 0:45, Mr. Thomas says, "Did you talk to the President at all about th- your decision regarding your recommendations?"

Barr answers, "Never."
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4025-T: Donald Trump, Hope Hicks, and Affection (PHOTOS) • #BodyLanguageExpert #BodyLanguage #HopeHicks #DonaldTrump #Kiss #Kissing #Affection #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence
2/ Body Language Fact: Kissing with one's eyes closed is a strong signal of heightened affection.
3/ 90% of a healthy person's sensory input is visual. Thus the remaining 10% must be "shared" by the other four senses - touch, taste, hearing, and smell. In addition — 40% of the mass of the human brain is fully dedicated to vision.
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4025-T: Alan Dershowitz, Donald Trump's Impeachment Trial, and Novice Nonverbal Behavior (PHOTO) • #BodyLanguageExpert #BodyLanguage #AlanDershowitz #Nonverbal #ImpeachmentTrials
2/ During a good portion of his attempt at a legal defense of Donald Trump, Alan Dershowitz held his hands in a Steeple configuration.
3/ To be even more specific, this Steeple variation was also both a:

A. Conventional Steeple (in distinction to other steepling gestures, i.e., a Basketball Steeple, a one-handed steeple, a pistol steeple, etc.),
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4024-T: Chief Justice Roberts reacts to his reading of Senator Warren's question (VIDEO, PHOTOS) • #BodyLanguageExpert #BodyLanguage #ElizabethWarren #JohnRoberts #Nonverbal
2/ Chief Justice John Roberts had a pronounced nonverbal reaction after he read aloud Senator Elizabeth Warren's question. What follows is an analysis of that moment.
3/ Beginning at 0:31, Chief Justice Roberts says, "The question from Senator Warren is for the House Managers, 'At a time when large majorities of Americans have lost faith in government, does the fact that the Chief Justice is presiding over an impeachment Trial in which ...'
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4421: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at Alfred E. Smith Dinner — #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #DonaldTrump #HillaryClinton #Laughing #Laughter #Sincerity #Beta #FigLeaf #LowConfidence #Protection
2/ This image of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has been circulating recently on Twitter. It's from The Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner on 20 October 2016.
3/ Hillary can clearly be seen to be laughing — but is her laughing sincere? The answer is an absolute, "Yes".

Note her eyelids are closed.
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2/ The Turing test was a thought-experiment put forth by Alan Turing in 1950. He theorized, that in the future, machines/robots would one day have the ability to pass as a human by exhibiting behavior equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a human.
3/ A person who is a poor actor, poor liar, or who lacks confidence in their role, can often give the impression that they're a robot.
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4419: Donald Trump in the midst of a feigned prayer — #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #Deception #BodyLanguageExpert #Prayer #Fake #Feigned #Lying
2/ This image was captured on Sunday 6 November 2016, just two days before the Presidential Election. Pastor Joshua Nink is praying for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at the First Christian Church in Iowa.
3/ Note Trump's facial expression, particularly his mouth. Although his eyes are closed (as often is the case during prayer) his lips are configured in what is known as a Forward Lip Purse ...
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4418: LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the 'Bro Hug' — #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Giannis #LeBron #LeBronJames #BroHug #Hug
2/ On Thursday night, the Milwaukee Bucks beat the LA Lakers, 111-104. Giannis Antetokounmpo outscored LeBron James, 34 to 21.
3/ Many have said this game represented a passing/changing of the guard moment between a current/declining superstar and an upcoming/crescendoing superstar.
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4417: Democratic Presidential Candidate Debate — Mayor Pete's Nonverbal response to Senator Klobuchar's Defense • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #DemocraticDebate #Debate
2/ Earlier tonight, during the Democratic Presidential Candidate Debate, Senator Amy Klobuchar defended herself, Senator Warren, Senator Sanders, and Vice President Biden against previous criticism by Mayor Pete.
3/ Before Mayor Pete could respond verbally, his immediate nonverbal response was a classic example of a rapid series of Body Language displays — a nonverbal sentence known as a Cluster.
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4416: Joe Borrow wins the Heisman — #Nonverbal #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Heisman #HeismanTrophy #JoeBurrow #JalenHurts #JustinFields #ChaseYoung
2/ Earlier tonight the 2019 Heisman Trophy winner was named. To the surprise of few. Joe Burrow won college football's highest individual award.
3/ The image above shows the top four candidates about 12 seconds prior to the announcement. Left to right in the above image are Joe Borrow, Justin Fields, Jalen Hurts, and Chase Young.
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4415: Why Does Donald Trump Point So Often? • #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #DonaldTrump #Pointing
2/ Does it raise a flag in your awareness when a person - who doesn't know you very well - uses words such as: "We", "Our", "Us", "Let's", etc.? It should. It absolutely should.
3/ This fits into a type of behavior known as "Forced Teaming" (de Becker) and it's a common technique used by manipulative individuals.
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4414: Alex Bozarjian, news reporter slapped by runner on live TV: "He took my power" — #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #AlexBozarjian #Shock #Assault #ThreatAssessment #MeToo
2/ From a body language perspective, the perpetrator's jaw can be seen to be projecting forward [Jaw Jut]. In addition, his lips are pulled inward, between the teeth [Inward Lip Roll].
3/ This facial expression combination [cluster] is indicative of an adrenaline surge and consistent with Ms. Bozarjian's recounting of "it was a heavy impact" and "he hit me hard".
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4413: Mike Pompeo and Sergey Lavrov meet in Washington DC —#Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #DonaldTrump #SergeyLavrov #MikePompeo #Alpha #Beta
2/ Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met today (10 December 2019) at the State Department in Washington DC. After their meeting, they held a joint press conference. Later in the day, Lavrov met with President Trump in the Oval Office.
3/ This image represents Pompeo's body language for about 10% of the total time of their joint presser.
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This thread is in response to a recent thread by @leoniedelt that was interesting & provocative & hopefully won’t be a magnet for trolls, but as it stands, deserves a healthy debate.

As a bereaved parent & multiple trauma survivor & a psychiatrist of 30 years & a multiply

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#Disabled #ActuallyAutistic & #AutisticParent, I am very accustomed to being a member of heterogenous groups that share one overarching life experience that sets them apart from the rest of society.

In a bereaved parents’ group, we are there to support one another

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unconditionally.

Everyone is in the same boat, having suffered unimaginable loss, so it really isn’t cool to create a hierarchy of suffering based on how old your child was when they died or their cause of death or how many children died or how many are still alive or

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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4412: Queen Elizabeth, Donald Trump, Prince Charles & A Tale of Two Fingers — #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #QueenElizabeth #DonaldTrump #PrinceCharles #MiddleFinger #Pointing
2/ While meeting in London with other NATO Country leaders, Donald Trump and Melania met Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of crucial portions of their greeting.
3/ In this first image (above), as Donald Trump turns the corner, he holds his mouth open for an extended time in a moment of feigned surprise-happiness. This is a common and insincere expression given upon greeting.
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1/ THREAD: Body Langauge Analysis No. 4411: George Papadopoulos' campaign Ad photo — #Nonverbal and #EmotionalIntelligence #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #GeorgePapadopoulos
2/ The above image is from George Papadopoulos' post yesterday.

His facial expression is an amalgam of:

A. Disgust
B. Contempt
C. Arrogance
3/ In this context, his folded arms not only Amplify his feelings of Disgust, Contempt, and Arrogance — but also, project the beta emotional combination of:

D. Anxiety
E. Impatience
F. Close-mindedness
G. Insecurity/low-confidence
H. Need for protection
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1/ THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4409: Republican Counsel Steve Castor's Puffer Fish During Impeachment Testimony

#BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #SteveCastor #ImpeachmentHearings #Ukraine #DonaldTrump
2/ A deep exhalation through a narrow mouth opening (typically with a horizontally-oriented) with the billowing outward of one's cheeks is known as The Puffer Fish.
3/ This dynamic has a calming effect. It's subconsciously performed in an effort to slow down an elevated heart rate and respiration rate. It also can lower blood pressure.
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THREAD: Body Language Analysis No. 4407: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi brushes off Jamal Khashoggi's Murder as 'Mistake' — #BodyLanguage #BodyLanguageExpert #Nonverbal #EmotionalIntelligence #DaraKhosrowshahi #JamalKhashoggi #MBS #Uber #CrisisManagement
1/ Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi was recently interviewed by Axios. A short, but crucial clip of that interview was released on Sunday 10 November 2019. In it, Khosrowshahi was asked about Saudi Arabia's murder of Washington Post journalist and US resident, Jamal Khashoggi.
2/ What follows is a partial nonverbal, verbal, and paralanguage analysis of this exchange.

Please watch the video first with the sound off and again with the sound on.
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