Monday, October 6, 2014

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 2975: Devon Still & Daughter Leah - A Body Language of Affection and ... (PHOTO)

Devon Still, a defensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals, is shown here with his daughter Leah Sari. In June 2014, Leah was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma (cancer).

A strong body language signal of affection is a leaning toward and touching of heads. This can occur during a hug or other contact such as a lateral leaning with a picture pose or during cuddling. Parents who hug/make contact with their children with routine head tilts and head touches have higher degrees of affection and empathy compared those parents who do not commonly tilt and/or touch heads during hugs/contact.

The distinction of affection and its relationship to love is imperative. For those for whom we have sincere affection, we always have love - yet not all for whom we love do we have affection.

God bless you Leah. Stay strong and heal quickly.

See also:

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 2974: André Benjamin on Playing Jimi Hendrix - Body Language of Embarrassment - David Letterman

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 2972: Rachel Respess, Destrehan High School Teacher Arrested and Smiling Incongruent with Emotional Context

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 2701: Cuddling, Romance, Affection and Foot-Shunning - Body Language Tells

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 2847: Eric Cantor, Concession Speeches and Low Affection

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 2768: Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin - and the VERY UNconscious Uncoupling foretelling their Conscious Uncoupling

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 2901: Sadie doesn't want her brother to grow up - Body Language of Sincere Affection 

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 2649: How a Kiss can Change the World - Body Language of Affection 

Nonverbal Communication Analysis # 2:  Body Language of Blake Lively and Penn Badgley  Strongly Suggests an Impending Break-up in Near Future