Monday, February 19, 2018

Body Language Analysis No. 4211: Donald Trump Feels The Need To Dial-up His Alpha - Nonverbal and Emotional Intelligence (PHOTOS)

The image above (and close-up below) shows Donald Trump on the White House grounds last Friday as he was walking to Marine One. He departed shortly on three day trip to Florida.

From a nonverbal perspective, when a person arranges their shirt cuffs - they almost never really need straightening. Such false adjustments of one's shirt cuff indicate a person who is in the midst of attempting to up-regulate their alpha emotional tone.

This is a particular body language signal is seen in individuals who already possess an over-all alpha personality - however recent events have knocked them down a notch or two (becoming temporarily more beta). The false cuff adjustment (which the President displays frequently) is a signal the psyche is attempting to step it back up again. But it's an indication they're feeling off their game. At the moment, they're in a state lowered confidence.

This specific alpha up-regulatory behavior is more commonly seen in men. Can you think of any others? What are some alpha amplifiers more frequently displayed by women?

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Body Language Analysis No. 4210: Rod Rosenstein's Hesitancy to Disclose

Body Language Analysis No. 4208: Rod Rosenstein and the Indictment of Russians

Body Language Analysis No. 4206: Mike Pence regarding John Kelly's Handling of Rob Porter

Body Language Analysis No. 4204: Sarah Huckabee Sanders regarding Rob Porter and the Leaking of Classified Information

Body Language Analysis No. 3996: (REPOSTING) Donald Trump Jr.'s and Natalia Veselnitskaya's meeting

Body Language Analysis No. 4155: Luis Elizondo Interview - Former Military Intelligence Official Who Ran AATIP (The Pentagon's Secret UFO Unit)

Body Language Analysis No. 4118: Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump meet at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit

Body Language Analysis No. 4090: Harvey Weinstein, Sexual Assault, and Impulse Control Disorder

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 3912: Keri Russell's Schadenfreude, Matthew Rhys' Fear, and a Hesitancy to Disclose