The definitive book of body language
- 1 copy at La Conner Regional Library.
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- ISBN: 0553804723
- ISBN: 9780553804720
xiii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: Bantam hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 
- Copyright: ©2004
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 380-386).|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Introduction -- All things are not what they seem -- How well do you know the back of your hand? -- How well can you spot body-language contradictions? -- How we wrote this book -- Your body-language dictionary -- 1. Understanding the basics -- In the beginning ... -- Why it's not what you say -- How body language reveals emotions and thoughts -- Why women are more perceptive -- What brain scans show -- How fortune-tellers know so much -- Inborn, genetic, or learned culturally? -- Some basic origins -- Universal gestures -- Three rules for accurate reading -- Why it can be easy to misread -- Why kids are easier to read -- Can you fake it? -- True-life story : the lying job applicant -- How to become a great reader -- 2. The power is in your hands -- How to detect openness -- Intentional use of the palms to deceive -- The law of cause and effect -- Palm power -- Our audience experiment -- An analysis of handshake styles -- Who should reach first? -- How dominance and control are communicated -- The submissive handshake -- How to create equality -- How to create rapport -- How to disarm a power player -- The cold, clammy handshake -- Gaining the left-side advantage -- When men and women shake hands -- The double-hander -- Handshakes of control -- The Blair-Bush power game -- The solution -- The world's eight worst handshakes -- The Arafat-Rabin handshake -- Summary.|
|Summary, etc.:||A guide to human body language explains how to decipher nonverbal communication, how to read other people's thoughts and emotions through their gestures, and how to insure that one's own gestures are sending the right message.|
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