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Your body language shapes who you are

Using a few simple tweaks to body language, Harvard researcher Amy Cuddy discovers ways to help people become more powerful

 

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

 

You might also be interested in a video with Amy on TIME: http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2091589_2092033_2109441,00.html

 


Via Dimitris Agorastos
Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

This is facinating information about our our body can change our minds. 

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Sigrid de Kaste's curator insight, January 25, 2013 11:02 PM

Are you able to interpret body language.....? To know and to use...both important...

 

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