Carey Mulligan who plays Daisy Buchanan in the most recent rendition of "The Great Gatsby" is featured recently on Late Night Jimmy Fallon. She is a very talented actress, yet of course she is human. Her body language betrays her true emotions - as it also does for those of us who do not act professionally for a living (However acting transpires all around us - and constantly. How good are you at spotting it?). Her anxiety is demonstrated by a number of nonverbal tells here. One way the beautiful actress displays this is exampled in the repeated MAP (Manipulator, Adaptor, Pacifier) of her rubbing her thighs & her knees (e.g. 0:30 - 0:42). At other times she can be seen rubbing the arm of her chair (e.g. 0:17 - 0:19). This is a type of "MAP surrogate", where an object is substituted for part of the body. Such surrogate self-touching is indeed a similar behavior and although slightly masked, it is also indicative of significant anxiety.
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