Gabrielle Union, an accomplished actress and of course Dwayne Wade's wife - interrupted a post-game interview with her husband after his Miami Heat were victorious over the New York Knicks yesterday. What follows is a partial body language analysis.
Just after she says, "... it was okay ...", Gabrielle Union displays a "Tongue Jut". In this context it is a sure signal that she is thinking-feeling, "I've been bad".
Depending on the other nonverbals with which it is clustered, what else may a tongue jut indicate?
0:31 Fear Face
Here the interviewer displays a classic signal of fear with his bottom teeth suddenly visible as his lower face and neck tightens and the corners of his lips pull back.
His eyelids also open wider than his baseline.
If this had been a physical threat rather than one of a social context, what would we have seen differently in his expression?
Dwayne Wade covers up both of his eyes with his shirt as his emotional brain is still trying to process what his intellectual brain already knows. Here this bilateral eye cover is seen as a portion of an embarrassment body language cluster. In what other emotional settings is this seen?
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