Whom among us hasn't misspoke before - even with regard to very important issues? Most of us however, are not running for President or speaking directly on their behalf - particularly in such a public forum.
In the above video, while campaigning for Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton mistakenly refers to Senator Sanders as "President Sanders". And while republicans or those supporting Bernie Sanders, may find her mistake humorous - in the context of this blog, the video of this recent incident is included as a real-world teaching example of body language.
Beginning at 0:04, Chelsea says, "... We also need to strip away the immunity that President Sanders - [inaudible] - excuse me, that Senator Sanders, I hope not President Sanders [crowd laughing and jeering ], that Senator Sanders, that Senator Sanders voted for ..."
President Sanders ...", Chelsea's eyelids open in a "White and Wide" configuration - a classic example of a nonverbal manifestation of fear.
I hope not ..."), we see Chelsea's eyebrows drawn downward and together along with a contraction and lowering of the central forehead muscles in a classic expression of critical evaluation.
Ms. Clinton's squirming/re-adjusting/sitting-up in her chair is a very telling body language signal - and not surprisingly, indicative of anxiety.
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