Body Language: What It Means and How to Read It

We communicate more with our bodies than we realize. Here’s how you can learn to read these silent messages.

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The first way we learn to communicate is through body language — our facial expressions, our gestures and, when we’re older, our postures. Even after we figure out how to speak, this non-verbal communication still exerts a powerful and often unconscious influence over our interactions, people’s first impressions of us and even our impressions of ourselves.
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