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Body language: how to understand it, what we communicate
Body language: how to understand it, what we communicate

Body language always communicates real thoughts, which is why it is important to know how to read and interpret it: we explain how to do it with the most common gestures

All the gestures we make speak of our thoughts through body language

When we interface with someone we accompany our words with (more or less evident) movements that are so automatic that we are not aware that we are doing them.

Have you ever talked and scratched your head? Or instinctively have a hard time staying still? These gestures are part of that whole sphere that tells our most truthful thoughts about the conversation or the person in front of us.

Anthropologist Albert Mehrabian has established that only 7% of the information that comes from a speech is provided by words.

The remaining percentage concerns non-verbal behavior: 38% of the information comes from the tone of the voice and 55% comes directly from the body's signals such as posture or eye movements.

Through this gallery we show you how to interpret the most common gestures that accompany our conversations.

Gestures that communicate our true thoughts

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Touch the tip of the noseIf you touch the tip of your nose during a conversation, you may not like that kind of subject. This gesture, in fact, could indicate a rejection of the subject dealt with.

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Itching Itching is an emotional discharge. Do you feel itchy while someone is talking to you or do you scratch yourself while you are talking? Probably the threshold of emotion has reached the limit and needs to let off steam in the body. The itch, in fact, is triggered by chemical reactions required by the nervous system that react and make sure to trigger the gesture of scratching.
Gesturing less than usual Contrary to what many might think, those who lie gesticulate less than usual. In fact, the liar in question will have to stay much more focused on what he is saying and will neglect gestures to feel less observed.

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