Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 2814: Claire Foy's recounting of Meeting Kate Winslet - Body Language and Emotional Intelligence (VIDEO, PHOTOS)





Last week, before she won a Golden Globe for portraying Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix series, The Crown, Claire Foy was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live. During that appearance she told a story about meeting Kate Winslet for the first time. Kate ultimately said, "Keep on truckin'!"

In her retelling of this story, Claire gave herself a "Thumbs Up" signal while simultaneously making a particular face (2:22 in the video, and captured in the image below). First, notice her face is not congruent with her thumbs up. The thumbs up signal is much more conscious - and a universally positive signal of optimism, success and approval. Yet Claire's face is expressing self-deprecating feelings. Foy's facial expression is a much more subconscious phenomenon ... and the subconscious mind is always the place where the true feelings reside.

Take Home Point: Whenever there is disparity between the consciously and subconsciously generated nonverbal signals - it's the subconscious body language which tells the truth.
























See also:

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 2812: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone & La La Land - Backstage Interview Golden Globes 2017

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 3810: Mark Wahlberg, Justine Bieber and Ellen DeGeneres

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 3808: Felicity Jones' Sincere Smile

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 3797: Donald Trump's Out of Context Christmas Tweet

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 3767: Joseph Gordon-Levitt on playing Edward Snowden - but How Do Tom Hanks and Gemma Arterton feel?

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 3730: The 3rd Presidential Debate - Donald Trump v. Hillary Clinton - Part II - Donald Trump won't commit to accepting election results

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 3669: Jordan Spieth, Bill Murray and the Asymmetrical Smile 

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 3594: Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump and Fareed Zakaria


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