Understanding Body Language, revised edition


By: Max Eggert
February 2016
Pearson Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9781292082400
256 Pages
$36.50 Paper original


To build rapport, create a positive impression and be an all-round communicator, it is essential for you to be able to read between the lines. Understanding Body Language provides the proven tips, tools and techniques to give you this ability


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Chapter 1: Our other language - an introduction

Chapter 2: The basic caveats

Chapter 3: Personal distance or proxemics

Chapter 4: Perception and first impressions

Chapter 5: The body language of anxiety

Chapter 6: How to control anxiety

Chapter 7: Body language for rapport skills

Chapter 8: Body language for personal confidence

Chapter 9: Body language for assertiveness

Chapter 10: Body language and attraction

Chapter 11: Body language and personal influence

Chapter 12: The hidden language of speech

Chapter 13: 75 body-language signs and what they might mean

Chapter 14: Putting it into practice

Conclusion: Ethics, body language and manipulation

Appendix 1: Possible answers to questions raised in the book

Appendix 2: Possible answers to the picture challenges on pages 199-202