In many cases, the reality is different of course. In the beginning of my observation I could only identify basic movements.
This is great, as you will have a permanent intuitive feeling about the people you meet which will always be correct. This knowledge can be used in order to produce emotions to the other person by using selective language and words.
They are highly descriptive, and they move a lot their hands when they talk. They do not exaggerate and they do not use fancy language. My greatest struggle was to keep my eyes open every time. To get off to a good start, it is best to describe the research or tests in great detail. If we do, we don't give it much attention. Observing the way of thinking is a complicated process but it is rewarding when you get it. A useful tip which will help you understand better the body language is to observe your body movements and your feelings and how these two correlate. Try to recognize specific actions 2 or 3 every time you are outdoors. If you reach a level at which you can understand the body language of other people then you will realize how much your intuition about others has increased. But that leader may have a weak personality. I am not sure that these two actions are connected but I believe that unpredictable people are more kinetic than the average. There are moments that I am alone outdoors, like when I wait to queue. This knowledge can be used in order to produce emotions to the other person by using selective language and words.
High self-esteem people have a regular or low profile. If this person makes unrelated associations then you cannot predict how their reaction.
But if you want to control as much of the environment as possible, to prevent your observation from being interrupted by a rainstorm, or a barking dog, the best place to perform your observations is in a laboratory where you have full control.
This can be your initial practice with the body language; to observe your body when interacting with others. On the other hand, the most of the people I have met with strong political convictions and who tried to convince me to them, were narrow-minded. Setting up a well-equipped lab Interested in setting up an observation or usability lab for answering your research questions?
Observing peoples behavior at the mall
Patience is gold. You need to detect some particular movements of the body language. How about his or her posture and body language? They are in a permanently defensive mode and, in some cases, they have low self-confidence. Often, videos are collected in the observation lab, which allows easier behavior coding, and also provides a backup to the researcher, who can go back to these videos as needed after collection. I concluded that there is no general pattern for different people, but there can be several patterns for the same person. I knew some people that acted like that. People display these behaviors for different reasons. They are strong-opinionated and if you disagree with them you are simply wrong, no matter how persuasive your arguments are. You may expect an extreme behavior as well as a normal one. This knowledge can be used in order to produce emotions to the other person by using selective language and words. I just wanted to ensure that their movements had a meaning according to what I had studied. This is great, as you will have a permanent intuitive feeling about the people you meet which will always be correct. If the associations are way too unpredictable then I know that this person can become unpredictable. As LaRae put it well: "You don't need to be a top-notch interrogator to figure out what is going on in someone's head.
The following are some of my conclusions.
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