Desmond Morris: People watching – The Desmond Morris guide to body language.
Why is this book good?
Because it is very systematic and precise when it describes the meaning of our body language.
The body language of the liar
You can learn how to detect lies in people. In this book he writes that when people lie, they tend to…
Touch their noses.
Take more time to answer
And much more…
Defence body language
Sometimes we subconsciously make a defending body language, e.g. by crossing our arms.
When you reed the book, it gets easy to see if a teacher is nervous (maybe unprepared). There is a frequent touch of the face, sometimes holding the hand over the mouth.
After reading this book you notice how body language really matters.