Most people communicate through the medium of words – that is, verbally – whereas body language is a type of non-verbal communication in which information is expressed or transmitted with the help of physical behavior. It includes gestures, facial expressions, postures, gait, and the like. Experts use knowledge in this area to clearly determine the emotional state of a person, since we’ve all learned to use words to conceal what we actually feel.
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Who is Allan Pease?
Allan Pease is a well-known Australian writer and member of the Royal Society of the Arts. Together with his wife Barbara, he has published several books, and there are 6 BBC programs based on his works. One particular book entitled The Definitive Book of Body Language has become a bestseller. It teaches how to figure out thoughts and intentions of a person by observing their movements, postures, hand positions, etc.