Barry Hinson, the Head Coach for the Southern Illinois University Salukis Men's Basketball went on a Rant on Tuesday. The video of his appearance at the press conference following the 73-65 loss to Murray State University went viral. No doubt he wanted to win (what coach doesn't), however portions of this rant were rehearsed. Publicity stunt? Hmmm.
Coach Hinson's finger-point hand chop body language is seen coincident with the following dialog (in red): "My wife! My wife! can score more that two buckets on eleven shots, because I know my wife will at least shot fake one time!"
At the 1:19 mark (occurs very quick and most people will miss it) this excellent example of a microexpression of fear is displayed within the following verbal context:
"... No, I guess, I think, I think rebounding ... I, think, I think it's too far, I, I ... [fear microexpression] ... I've been telling my wife this for years, size doesn't matter ..."
His particular choice of self-deprecating humor - analogizing the height of his men's college basketball guards to an integral part of his own anatomy - is a curious choice here. What other word selections (statement analysis) did you find within this video which were unusual?
You will see few examples of a professional who is at least somewhat accustomed to being on camera display so many microexpressions of fear is such a short time. Watch this video and see how many you can spot.
"The lady doth protest too much .... methinks"
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