Body Language

Is it necessary?

What is Body language?

Body Language- is a kind of non verbal communication, where thoughts, intentions, or feelings are expressed by physical behaviors, such as facial expressions, body posture, gestures, eye movement, touch and the use of space.

Who was the first to find Body language?

No other than Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, himself. He was the first man to study the body language of humans and animals in his book "The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals" in 1872. By careful observation he noticed that humans, like animals, share some inborn behaviors that are common to all of us. These non verbal cues revealed internal emotions or used to help communicate with others.

The importance of Body Language

7 % of the message comes from the words we use, 38 % comes from the tone we use, 55 % comes from our body language. This shows how important body language truly is, without it we would need to learn every language in the world to be able to communicate world wide. For example if you came across someone who spoke french and you were injured and needed help, how would you ask him/her for help if you only speak Portuguese and do not know how to use body language. For some it may be another aspect to getting a job, but it can also come down to a life or death situation.
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