Category : Health
A Party on Facebook
We finally launched our Science of People page on Facebook! And boy oh boy do we have big plans. Here is what we will be using our Facebook page for: Posting videos for practice on body language and human lie detection Discussing new research and science Giveaways and contests Q&A with me and other [...]
What’s the One Thing Missing in Your Life?
I know, that’s a really deep question. But, I’m posing it to our fabulous community in the hopes that we can open up and start a dialogue together. Here’s Why: I usually talk about more optimistic, science based topics. But today, I want to dig a little deeper and a little darker, if you will [...]
I’m Coming to Your Company
…I hope! I’m booking my next round of speaking engagements for 2014 and I would love to come to your company! I have worked with Sales, Human Resources, Developers, Managers, Legal and all kinds of corporate teams. I craft a presentation specifically for your company’s needs. I know the hardest part is convincing your boss. [...]
10 Ways Body Language Can Help Women Be More Powerful
I wrote this article for Forbes Women, and wanted to repost it here for my lovely readers! On the dating scene, in the business world and in social situations, women need ways to show their confidence. Body language is a great way to assert control and communicate strength and power, but it can also tell the opposite [...]
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Can’t decide between our Secrets of Body Language Course and our How to Be A Human Lie Detector course? Now you can get both at a discount! AN AWESOME COURSE BUNDLE!
Guide to Reading Microexpressions
Knowing how to read and interpret microexpressions is an essential part of understanding nonverbal behavior and reading people. Here is my brief guide to understanding the microexpression. A microexpression is a brief, involuntary facial expression that is shown on the face of humans according to the emotions that are being experienced. Unlike regular pro-longed facial expressions, it [...]
NEW: Science of People Consulting Packages
Vanessa helps clients in a variety of areas: Perfecting nonverbal behavior and body language in elevator pitches. Using body language to build rapport with clients, in relationships and at networking events. How to tell if someone is lying to you and how to use human lie detection. Nonverbal communication in interviews, meetings and in relationships. [...]
The Body Language of Alphas
Can your body language influence your power? Amy Cuddy has argued that your nonverbal behavior not only affects others perception of how powerful you are, but it also changes your own feelings of confidence and power. In her excellent TEDTalk, “Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are,” Cuddy briefly describes some high-power poses, but I [...]
Is Twilight Making Abuse Seem Sexy: New Research
If you have read or seen any of the Twilight series (don’t worry I won’t tell anyone) you probably noticed that the story takes some dark and twisted turns. Along with other hit YA book series like Hunger Games and Divergent, one of the profoundly obvious themes of the books is violence. However, while there [...]
Are Your Eyes Strained from Too Much Screen Time?
It started small. My vision was a little blurry after working on the computer for a few hours. Then, I started to get headaches in the late afternoon. A few weeks later I noticed that I was having trouble reading street signs. Sound familiar? I refused to pay attention to the symptoms until I noticed [...]