- 04 Jan 2020
Body language is a form of nonverbal and often unconscious communication in which physical behaviors, rather than words, are used to express or convey information. For millions of years, our ancestors navigated through life and survived by working together in groups. They effectively communicated their needs, observations and desires with each other, and before the use of language this was all done using different forms of nonverbal communication through body language. These ancient mechanisms still remain with us today and can give interesting clues about our feelings and personalities.
Body language often plays an important role in job interviews, on dates, in relationships and in social gatherings. According to Dr. Paul Eckman, how we sit is often overlooked when it comes to body language, as most people pay attention to facial expressions and hand gestures rather than the legs. While we are often unconscious about which position we choose to sit down in, there’s something we can learn about ourselves when it comes to the body language of our legs.
In this fun test, have a seat and notice how you naturally place your legs, then read below to see what it possibly reveals about