Short Men Live Longer

Short Men Live Longer Christopher Philip According to new research by Kuakini Honolulu Heart Program (HHP) and the Kuakini Honolulu-Asia Aging Study (HAAS), being short could actually help you live longer. The study split men into two groups. One included…

Estrogen, Not Testosterone That Creates Libido In Women

Estrogen, Not Testosterone That Creates Libido In Women Christopher Philip Previous efforts to boost libido in women have wrongfully focused on boosting testosterone. However, new research by James Roney and Zachary Simmons working out of UC Santa Barbara, have found…

Men Love Breasts Because Women Love Oxytocin

Men Love Breasts Because Women Love Oxytocin Christopher Philip Larry Young, a professor of psychiatry at Emory University and co-author of The “Chemistry Between Us” (2012) believe that men’s love of breast is simply a that human evolution has co-opted…

How to Increase Social Bonding When Meeting New People

How to Increase Social Bonding When Meeting New People Tom Oberle Non-verbal communication with others is a critical aspect of social interaction. If you are on a first date or meeting new people, your body language says a lot about…

Fix Posture To Eliminate Stress

Fix Posture To Eliminate Stress Christopher Philip More and more research has been added which supports the idea that posture is crucial in our mood, emotional well being and now, our ability to cope with stressful events. A new study…

Displacement Behaviours and Neuroticism in Men

Displacement Behaviours and Neuroticism in Men Christopher Philip Displacement behaviours are a set of nonverbal behaviours including scratching and face touching. Historically, these have been associated with anxiety and stress. However, few have taken a close look at their relationship.…

Digital Evolution of The Ideal Female Body – Body Parts Working in Concert

Digital Evolution of The Ideal Female Body – Body Parts Working in Concert Christopher Philip If you take 20 female bodies representing a diverse sub-set of women’s current body measures, allow selective pressures to decide which “reproduce,” you end up…

Body Language Predict Applause Speaker Will Receive

Body Language Predict Applause Speaker Will Receive Christopher Philip It’s no secret that our nonverbals play an important role in how we’re perceived and judged. With that said, just how important nonverbals play with respect to our impression formation has…

Touch It To Sell It – How To Use Touch In Sales

Touch It To Sell It – How To Use Touch In Sales Christopher Philip Touch is a powerful force that can be used to influence others nonverbally. However, new research by Rhonda Hadi and Ana Valenzuela has found that a…

The Face of Strength – The Facial Features That Predict Dominance

The Face of Strength – The Facial Features That Predict Dominance Christopher Philip Research finds that perceptions of bodily strength is predictable from faces alone. This according to researchers Hugo Toscano, Universitário de Lisboa, Thomas W. Schubert, University of Oslo,…

Should Winners Be Grinners?

Should Winners Be Grinners? Christopher Philip You just scored a wicked goal in a friendly competition. Should you show your pride by thrusting your arms up in the air, tilt you head back and paste a giant grin across your…

Body Language of Sweating – Smells Like Teen Pressure

Body Language of Sweating – Smells Like Teen Pressure Jenny Galvao Researcher Kim Gregson of Auburn University and her associates has examined the physiological responses in association with peer victimization and externalizing behaviour and found that sweating is correlated to…

The Nonverbal Expression Of Pain Through Posture

The Nonverbal Expression Of Pain Through Posture Christopher Philip Much research has focused on the nonverbal expression of pain through facial expression. However, researchers Joseph Walsh, Christopher Eccleston and Edmund Keogh, Centre for Pain Research, University of Bath, UK, in…

I Sniff, Then You Sniff – A Looking At “Mirror Sniffing”

I Sniff, Then You Sniff – A Looking At “Mirror Sniffing” Christopher Philip Researchers Anat Arzi, Limor Shedlesky, Lavi Secundo and Noam Sobel, Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel have found evidence that when we see other people…

How To Use Nonverbals To Be A Successful Conductor of People

How To Use Nonverbals To Be A Successful Conductor of People Christopher Philip According to research by Konstantin Tskhay, Honghao Xu and Nicholas O. Rule, we can tell which orchestra conductor will be successful from thin slices of nonverbal behaviour.…

Eyes Wide Open – Pupil Dilation and Important Information

Eyes Wide Open – Pupil Dilation and Important Information Christopher Philip In a study by researchers Robert Ariel and Alan Castel, it was found that pupil dilation was greater when people studied high-value information over low-value information. The study was…

Do Displacement Activities Help Children Cope?

Do Displacement Activities Help Children Cope? Christopher Philip In research led by Giulia Pecora, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy it was found that children aged 2-4 increased rates of displacement behaviours including touching the face when they were prohibited…

How And When Do Children Learn “No?” – Denial Gestures By Development

How And When Do Children Learn “No?” – Denial Gestures By Development Christopher Philip One of the more obvious gestures we learn in our lives is “no.” We understand that when someone shakes their head left and right, that they…

Red – The Colour of Attraction

Red – The Colour of Attraction Jenny Galvao According to research done by Pavol Prokop of Trnava University and his associate Martin Hromada, the colour red is often purposely utilized by women to attract men and men also find red…

The Emotion Of A Collective Crowd – Emotions Really Are Contagious

The Emotion Of A Collective Crowd – Emotions Really Are Contagious Christopher Philip A group of researchers have found empirical evidence that people are quite attuned to emotional expressions in their immediate environment and often mimic expressions that they witness.…

Small Nonverbals For Big Results – A Heart Shaped Dish Leads To Higher Tipping

Small Nonverbals For Big Results – A Heart Shaped Dish Leads To Higher Tipping Christopher Philip French researcher Nicolas Guéguen, University de Bretagne Sud has found that adding a small and inexpressive nonverbal twist to serving leads to greater tipping…

How To Nonverbally Fix Embarrassment

How To Nonverbally Fix Embarrassment Christopher Philip In their paper, research led by Ping Dong, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, explains that feelings of embarrassment result “from a public action that observers would consider foolish or inappropriate.” In…

Attractiveness of Person Influenced by Shared Posture

Attractiveness of Person Influenced by Shared Posture Christopher Philip Some things are known and well studied. For example, we know that symmetry of a body is attractive, as is the relative length of the legs to body (long legs in…