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HOW THE BODY TALKS

HERE WE look at how each part of the body communicates nonverbally. You’ll also learn the basic vocabulary of nonverbals. Once you grasp these essentials, it’s as if you suddenly understand a language that until now was vaguely comprehensible. As you walk down the street, sit in a meeting, converse with your boss, wait in line at a store, or watch a televised press conference or a talk show, a new world is revealed to you. Seemingly random movements by colleagues, neighbors, and even our national leaders become organized into a stream of information that is rich and fluent.

SPEAKING OF NONVERBALS: THE BASIC VOCABULARY

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