Body Language and Performance Psychology. Learning how to read people and perform better. What unconscious action happens when someone views something they like? How can this be used?. -Pupils dilate Advertising Detect lying on deception Detecting interest from a possible mate/date.
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Body Language and Performance Psychology
Learning how to read people and perform better.
Detect lying on deception
Detecting interest from a possible mate/date
Someone not interested
Arms fold across chest
Continuing to square up to you
Glancing past you
-Lifting an eyebrow
-rubbing your nose
-clasping your arms
-wink one eye
Yes. Theorized by Darwin proven by Ekman, Friesen, and Sorenson.
Some of the displays are joy, surprise, fear, anger, disgust, contempt, and shame.
Summarize each of Dr. Halls’ concepts: Intimate distance:
-Acceptable for family, friends, lovers, and parent/child (touching 18 inches)
-In confined to indicate w/strangers body must remain rigid to indicate apology for touching
-Glances are ok but long gazes are seen as completely inappropriate
Close (18-30 inches) -wives and husbands, when others move in it portrays them as interested , can hold hands
Far (30-48 inches) called “limit of physical domination, acceptable for meeting someone on the street
Your position in relation to someone else is judged by your height
Intruding upon someone's person and space makes them uncomfortable and uneasy
*Makes the person that is being intruded on feel as if they are a non-person. They feel disrespect by the other person, as if they do not care.
*Extreme ends of the spectrum/usually worn to protect someone's feelings or our own
Uninterested or Defensive
Expose neck, elbow crease, open stance
Counter these by offering up complimentary & opposing body language. If trying to show interest hold your gaze or glance longer than appropriate (just a little/ don’t be a creeper) .
TouchingMen can not touch, while women can.
*when a man touches a woman will be seen as being uncomfortable, while a woman’s touch is seen as showing a sign of great interest.
A woman may also adjust her skirt, uncross her legs, draw attention to her chest, or pout her mouth
-Step 1 Posture Changes
Body sagging disappears
Posture becomes erect
Face Blushes or glows
Adjusting of clothes/ hair/ makeup
Step two- Positioning
In a sequence of Kines, what body part needs to change in order to change the meaning of the expression?
What are some ways an athlete can prepare for competition in order to perform at a higher level? Rank these in their order of importance.
1. Intense Practice of both Physical and Mental skills.
4. Healthy Diet
The participant must go through their physical warm up, and then needs to become calm and relaxed, almost in a state of meditation, and start to visualize their performance. This visualization should be as if the participant is watching a movie, they should be able to rewind, fast forward, and put it in slow motion.
Having the right mind set and having confidence in yourself!!