Despite the fact that he is a very good speaker and for four years the United Kingdom's Prime Minister, David Cameron, like everyone, suffers occasional anxiety. In this recent video wherein he speaks about heightened security/terrorism threat level in the U.K. due to ISIL-ISIS-IS as well as drawing a clear distinction between Islam and Islamic extremism, Mr. Cameron displays several body language signals indicating elevated anxiety. Two nonverbals in particular are well exemplified here.
Note that during this entire 3:32 video segment, Mr. Cameron frequently rocked back and forth on his feet - shifting his body weight from one to the other. In addition, there was not a single hand gesture used (known in body language parlance as "illustrators") throughout the length of this segment of his speech. These two nonverbal findings are highly correlative with anxiety - in particular when clustered together. And although this is a well accomplished leader and head-of-state speaking on a subject involving the entire planet - these same nonverbal beacons are just as accurate in a court room, board room or sales floor.
What other significant body language does Mr. Cameron display here?
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