Sunday, February 5, 2012

Negotiation Nonverbal Communication Secret # 1077:
We Remember the People of Hama

This lady is protesting along with many others in Ankara, Turkey outside the Syrian Embassy. She calls on us to remember the people killed in the Siege of Hama, Syria - by their own government forces in August of 2011. She carries three negative emotions blended on her face, all of them subtle but simultaneous - sadness, contempt and anger

Multiple emotions often occur in simultaneity or rapidly in succession, and while most can spot the body language of emotional extremes - few can spot the subtleties. Can you? Are you sure?