The Science of Body Language
The Brain Body Connection
The science behind body language is centred on your feelings, attitudes and emotions to internal and external stimuli.
Internal thoughts feed into external behaviour. Think about something sad for long enough and your body language changes to reflect your thoughts, even if only slightly.
Assuming you're in an appropriate place, try this right now. Stand up, in front of a mirror if possible, and just pretend for a moment you're at a concert of your favourite band or singer, or are celebrating some major sporting victory. Put a great big smile on your face, throw your arms up in the air like you just don't care, and play the part of being as happy as you can ever remember being. ...