How good are you at interpreting nonverbal cues?

They are sad.

They are in a hurry.

They are trying to hide impatience.

They are pensive.

When the person you’re talking to is rubbing the corner of his or her eye it means that they:

Doubt your truthfulness.

Are worried.

Are in a hurry and would like to go now.

Want to avoid answering your question.

When your interlocutor pays close attention to your every move it means that:

They really want you to understand their feelings.

They are stressed out.

They are bored to death.

They feel threatened.

They invite you to flirt with them.

They want to create a distance and separate themselves from you.

They feel hurt.

They show how self-confident they are.

When your interlocutor picks up a random item from the table and starts looking at it intensively it means that:

They are bored.

They are trying to suppress fury.

They are just playing, there’s no hidden meaning.

They don’t feel comfortable and they are trying to hide it.

Is trying to impress you.

Shows off his or her self-confidence.

Is excited.

Enjoys the conversation a lot.

They don’t like you.

They are nervous.

They are trying to intimidate you.

They are very self-confident and know they are right.

If the person you’re talking to crosses his or her arms at their chest it means that:

They are critical about your behaviour.

They are tired of the conversation

They are defensive and try to distance themselves from you.

They have a lot to say about the topic that’s being discussed.



Ashamed and uneasy


When your interlocutor closes his or her hands into fists it means that:

They want a compromise, it’s a sign that they want to make an agreement.

They have a positive attitude towards you.

They are neutral.

They are getting angry, you’d better be careful.