The Definitive Book of Body Language
by Allan and Barbara Pease

The Definitive Book of Body Language (Bantam Books)

Bantam Books (2004). xiii + 386pp. 6.125 x 9.25 inches. Hardcover. ISBN-10: 0-553-80472-3. ISBN-13: 978-0-553-80472-0

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About the Book

Available for the first time in the United States, this international bestseller reveals the secrets of nonverbal communication to give you confidence and control in any face-to-face encounter — from making a great first impression and acing a job interview to finding the right partner.

It is a scientific fact that people's gestures give away their true intentions. Yet most of us don't know how to read body language — and don't realize how our own physical movements speak to others. Now the world's foremost experts on the subject share their techniques for reading body language signals to achieve success in every area of life.

Drawing upon more than thirty years in the field, as well as cutting-edge research from evolutionary biology, psychology, and medical technologies that demonstrate what happens in the brain, the authors examine each component of body language and give you the basic vocabulary to read attitudes and emotions through behavior. Discover:

Filled with fascinating insights, humorous observations, and simple strategies that you can apply to any situation, this intriguing book will enrich your communication with and understanding of thers — as well as yourself.

About the Authors

Allan Pease has written eleven other bestselling books on the subject of human communication and body language, including, with Barbara Pease, Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps and Why Men Don't Have a Clue and Women Always Need New Shoes. Barbara Pease is CEO of Pease International. They reside in England and Australia.

Jacket design by Elizabeth Van Itallie.

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