Saturday, August 29, 2009

Can you tell the difference between a
Real Smile and a Polite Smile? you can't!

One of the most important body language skill you can have is knowing how to detect a sincere smile and in producing one of your own – often and at will. Most people can’t do either very well.

What is the key part of the face to look at when differentiating a true, felt smile (Duchenne Smile) versus a polite aka fake smile?

What parts of the teeth, if any, are hidden during a sincere smile?  When you want to make a true smile - what part of your face should you “lead with”?  What changes occur in the brain when you make a Duchenne Smile?


Wednesday, August 19, 2009

If A-Rod was your employee -
Could you tell if he was lying?

Is he lying?  Are you sure?  Which one of the Seven Universal Facial Expressions for Emotions does Alex Rodriguez display multiple times?  What two subtle emotions does A-Rod display when Katie asks him about who owns the real home run record?