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Body Language. Train-working-memory. What is Working Memory? Can it Be Trained? By: Dr. Pascale Michelon You have prob­a­bly noticed the increas­ing amount of research and media cov­er­age focused on “work­ing mem­ory”. Work­ing mem­ory is the abil­ity to keep infor­ma­tion cur­rent in mind for a short period, while using this infor­ma­tion for the task at hand. Let’s take a few con­crete exam­ples to under­stand in which sit­u­a­tions work­ing mem­ory is used. Brain Exercises for the Weekend By: Alvaro Fernandez Har­riet Vines, Ph.D., an expe­ri­enced author and retired col­lege pro­fes­sor, sends us a few fun brain exer­cises to train our atten­tion and work­ing mem­ory (the abil­ity to keep infor­ma­tion cur­rent for a short period while using this infor­ma­tion).

Say the days of the week back­wards, then in alpha­bet­i­cal order.Say the months of the year in alpha­bet­i­cal order. PS: Enjoy these 50 brain teasers to test your cog­ni­tive abil­ity. Free give-aways: Sandra Bullock’s Premonition and our Brain Fitness Center. Memory Gym Series | :: BrainTrain - Changing the Way People Think :: Insurance coverage varies according to insurance company and state, but all major carriers now cover Cognitive Rehabilitation. It is billed in 15 minute units with fees paid at $35 to $55 per unit, depending on the region of the country. A treatment plan is required and progress must be documented.

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Secrets of Body Language. Body language is a form of non-verbal communication, which consists of body posture, gestures, facial expressions, and eye movements. Humans send and interpret such signals almost entirely subconsciously. John Borg attests that human communication consists of 93 percent body language and paralinguistic cues, while only 7% of communication consists of words themselves; however, Albert Mehrabian, the researcher whose 1960s work is the source of these statistics, has stated that this is a misunderstanding of the findings. Others assert that research has suggested that between 60 and 70 percent of all meaning is derived from nonverbal behavior.

Delve into the science of non-verbal signals as this very visual and highly entertaining expose reveals the hidden language in which 93% of human communication takes place. From President Franklin D. Watch the full documentary now.

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How to Read Body Language More Effectively. Emotional Intelligence Quiz. Read the body, Read the mind. The 4 Ways You Can Use Body Language To Influence Success. If you see someone frowning, head bowed, shoulders slumped, it’s a fair bet they’re feeling low in confidence. But which came first: the slumped shoulders or the bad mood? Your body language doesn’t merely reflect your emotions, it’s often the cause.

By learning some of the principal ways that your own posture, gestures, facial expression and even tone of voice affect your mind, you will be more aware of the factors influencing your mood, and give yourself an edge in presentations and negotiations. 1. Know the “Power Posture” Opening up your body and filling more space – known as a “power posture” – has been shown in studies to have a range of confidence-boosting effects. In a study published last year, Amy Cuddy and her colleagues at Harvard Business School showed that students gave more impressive speeches for a job interview if, beforehand, they’d spent two minutes in two power poses – one sitting, one standing. 2. 3. 4. How about you? How do you use body language when presenting?

Body Language Basics. From a flip of the hair to hands on your hips, how you move, gesture, and make expressions can say as much as what comes out of your mouth. Why do I need to register or sign in for WebMD to save? We will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you are registered and signed in. Angel Rose, 34, an assistant vice president at a bank in upstate New York, was interviewing candidates for a teller position, which required that a person have good people and communication skills, a professional presentation, and a strong focus on customer service, among other abilities.

One candidate in particular stood out, but not in a good way. While she could have been very intelligent, her nonverbal communication and body language were way off. Her handshake was more of a finger shake, her eye contact was nonexistent, and her slouched posture exuded insecurity. For Rose, what the candidate said didn't matter because her body language spoke volumes: she wasn't a good fit for the position. What Is Your Body Language Saying? How to Read Body Language More Effectively. Detect Lies. Edit Article Detecting Lies in the Face and EyesDetecting Lies in Body Language TicsDetecting Lies in Verbal ResponsesDetecting Lies Through Interrogation Edited by Battlecruser9292, Ben Rubenstein, Kristin, Habitbuster and 168 others Looking at facial expressions to determine whether a person is lying might just save you from being a victim of fraud.

Or it could help you to know it's safe to trust your heart and get involved with an attractive stranger. Jury analysts use lie detection when helping to select a jury; the police do it during interrogation. Even judges use lie detection to determine which side to rule in favor of. Ad Steps Method 1 of 4: Detecting Lies in the Face and Eyes 1Look for micro-expressions. 2Look for nose touching and mouth covering. Method 2 of 4: Detecting Lies in Body Language Tics 1Check for sweating. 5Watch the person's throat. Method 3 of 4: Detecting Lies in Verbal Responses 1Pay attention to the person's voice. 6Notice when the person repeats sentences. How to Detect Lies - body language, reactions, speech patterns. Interesting Info -> Lying Index -> How to Detect Lies Become a Human Lie Detector (Part 1) Warning: sometimes ignorance is bliss.

After gaining this knowledge, you may be hurt when it is obvious that someone is lying to you. The following deception detection techniques are used by police, forensic psychologists, security experts and other investigators. Introduction to Detecting Lies: This knowledge is also useful for managers, employers, and for anyone to use in everyday situations where telling the truth from a lie can help prevent you from being a victim of fraud/scams and other deceptions. This is just a basic run down of physical (body language) gestures and verbal cues that may indicate someone is being untruthful. If you got here from somewhere else, be sure to check out our Lie Detection index page for more info including new research in the field of forensic psychology. Signs of Deception: Body Language of Lies: • A person who is lying to you will avoid making eye contact. Bored? How to Detect Lies - body language, reactions, speech patterns. Body Language Signals: Eye Directions, Pupils.

Warning! Reading body language is like listening to someone. Listed here are the possible meanings of many different body language signs. To avoid getting it wrong, please start with the short section “How Can You Read What People Think?” At the bottom of this page. The Eyes (Part II) - Squint during a conversation –> showing interest - Looking away –> possibly shy –> curious about the surroundings (some people naturally observe their environment more than others) –> showing interest in your other movements. Otherwise, it may be a sign that this person is attracted to you… Basically, looking at other parts of your body is part of the unconscious assessment people make about how suitable you are as a mate… Whether you like it or not, we all do this.

How To Read Eye Directions Without going too deep into neuroscience, let’s look at how a person’s eye directions can tell you what they are actually thinking. You have probably heard that there are two main parts to the brain: How can you use this? Why? 18 Ways to Improve Your Body Language. There is no specific advice on how to use your body language. What you do might be interpreted in several ways, depending on the setting and who you are talking to.

You’ll probably want to use your body language differently when talking to your boss compared to when you talk to a girl/guy you’re interested in. These are some common interpretations of body language and often more effective ways to communicate with your body. First, to change your body language you must be aware of your body language. Notice how you sit, how you stand, how you use you hands and legs, what you do while talking to someone. You might want to practice in front of a mirror. Another tip is to close your eyes and visualize how you would stand and sit to feel confident, open and relaxed or whatever you want to communicate.

You might also want observe friends, role models, movie stars or other people you think has good body language. Some of these tips might seem like you are faking something. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. The Wrong Body Language. You're automatically signed up for the Inc. Wire, so you never miss a single day's most important news, tips, or ideas. Roll over the name of the other Inc. newsletters to see how you can get great Inc. articles on the topics that matter most to you. The news-from all over the web-entrepreneurs need to know now. Brand, market, and sell your product or service, and how to use the latest apps, social media, and mobile devices to do it. News, trends, and tactics to help you launch your business idea today. Keep up with (and make sense of) business technology trends and tools available today and tomorrow. Grow fast, beat the competition, and take off with actionable advice and personal stories from serial entrepreneurs, experts, and others who have done it before.

We vet new gadgets and offerings to make it easier for you to run your business better. How to raise capital, set budgets, price products, account properly, and map out an exit strategy. The Lost Art of Eye Contact. We’ve stopped seeing each other. You and me. All of us. Our eyes may indeed be windows to our soul, but with our necks craned downward and our eyes focused on tiny handheld screens, who can tell?

We hardly make an effort to look at the person we’re talking to anymore. Younger people, in general, find it challenging to maintain eye contact with adults. When nearly every personal and business interaction uses a screen as an intermediary, it’s difficult to develop and maintain meaningful relationships with employees, customers and partners. Speak with Your Eyes We communicate so much with a simple look. Listen to Their Eyes Without looking directly into someone’s eyes, you’ll miss millions of visual clues as to what’s going on inside their head. Look for the “Tell” In poker, it’s called the “tell”: the habitual signal your opponent makes that betrays whether he or she is holding a full house or a hand full of nothing. Be Shifty-Eyed But Don’t Be Creepy. Body Language Signals: Eye Directions, Pupils.