Secrets Of Body Language
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This DVD is a great one, they have taken Professionals to give review and all you have is a first hand information. The examples they use are famous personalities and made this show very interesting. The DVD goes on without boring.
The only downside is they cover only a niche segment, mostly Political leaders, Criminals. It would be more interesting if they would have taken business deal environment and Courtship signals, that would be more practically helpful for general public to decipher the hidden meaning and avoid day to day havocs.
My first disappointment was with the "experts" chosen to dissect well know videos of political figures and other celebrities in order to illustrate certain body language principles. I believe that almost all of them were "body language consultants". People that make their living teaching a particular subject to individuals and corporations are not the most objective sources of information. I had hoped for a different sort of professional, someone more detached and academic. When the consultants viewed videos of past presidents and other important leaders caught in a presumed lie some of them almost giggled, so pleased that they could point out obvious "tells".
The video clips were entertaining but most of them seemed tired. Yes, Nixon lied, Bill Clinton lied, show us something that we don't know. The program started to become more interesting when they went car shopping. Hidden cameras followed "consumers" looking to buy a car from two different dealers and examined the salesmen's body language. There were a couple of other practical, everyday illustrations of reading the type of body language that we encounter in our lives, but not as many as I had expected. A highlight was the section on voice analysis.Read more ›
Well, i can predict yesterday's lottery winner too. But i can't predict tomorrow's. I expected this video to prove
that body language reading can predict the behavior of others. But it doesn't.
A much better video would show every day people in stores, airports, and other public places, and then say
"The camera will show that the people who's body expresses itself in a specific fashion will perform a specific act 90% of the time.
We will show ALL the people who exhibit the body language behavior, and then we'll see if their actions after the behavior are predictable."
This video has nothing like that.
It's the equivalent of someone saying they could "predict" that Google stock would skyrocket, after it's skyrocketed.
Predictions are only useful in predicting an outcome before it happens.
It's just senseless quacking to 'predict' an outcome after it's occurred.
(For further info, read "Falsifiability" on Wikipedia).
One very important point. Body Language is not 100% accurate. You can have 5 body language experts and each one will give a different opinion on what the person being analyzed is communicating with their body. But, it does make one person pay more attention to the person they are talking to, and that's a good thing.
You're better off reading "What every'Body' is saying" by the ex FBI agent. He has better info.
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