How good are you at interpreting nonverbal cues?

They are pensive.

They are in a hurry.

They are sad.

They are trying to hide impatience.

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

Want to avoid answering your question.

Doubt your truthfulness.

Are worried.

Are in a hurry and would like to go now.

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

They feel threatened.

They really want you to understand their feelings.

They are bored to death.

They are stressed out.

They feel hurt.

They invite you to flirt with them.

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

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 trying to suppress fury.

They are bored.

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 are trying to intimidate you.

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

They are nervous.

They don’t like you.

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

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

They are critical about your behaviour.

They are tired of the conversation

They are defensive and try to distance themselves from you.

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.