The secrets of body language : an illustrated guide to knowing what people are really thinking and feeling /

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Author / Creator:Turchet, Philippe.
Uniform title:Langage universel du corps. English
Imprint:New York : Skyhorse Pub., c2012.
Description:361 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Body language.
Nonverbal communication.
Body language.
Nonverbal communication.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8957093
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ISBN:9781620870723 (pbk.)
162087072X (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-356) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. Body Language, a Language of Emotions
  • Chapter 1. Body Language: Nonverbal Language and Emotions
  • Chapter 2. What Is an Emotion?
  • Chapter 3. How Do You Build an Emotion ?
  • Chapter 4. How Do You Read an Emotion?
  • Chapter 5. From Visible Emotions to Those That Are Hidden
  • Chapter 6. How Do You Decipher a Hidden Emotion?
  • Chapter 7. Do Hidden Emotions Have Their Own Language?
  • Part 2. The Hand Says Out Loud What the Body Thinks to Itself
  • Chapter 8. Body Symbolism Is Universal
  • Chapter 9. Hide-and-Seek on the Face
  • Chapter 10. The Torso Is Our Armor
  • Chapter 11. The Back: "The Other Side" of the Body
  • Chapter 12. The Limbs: To Act
  • Chapter 13. Taking Matters in Hand
  • Part 3. When the Body Thinks Out Loud
  • Chapter 14. Gestures Also Had a "Big Bang"
  • Chapter 15. Today, Four Types of Unconscious Gestures Coexist
  • Chapter 16. The Wrists Give Their Informed Opinion
  • Chapter 17. Discord Between the Head and the Hand
  • Chapter 18. Our Gestures Speak of Our Values
  • Chapter 19. At What Point Is Body Language Universal?
  • Conclusion: The Moral of This Story
  • Afterword
  • Appendix 1.
  • Appendix 2.
  • Appendix 3.
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index