body language Tag

On the 11th of March’20, President Donald addressed the nation from the White House about the coronavirus. Trump made statements including: “The virus will not have a chance against us,” and, “We have the best economy, the most advanced health care, and the most talented doctors, scientists, and researchers anywhere in the world,” etc. But did his body language follow his words?   Laura Dudley is a...

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Phonology

Communication, being an essential element of human life exhibits the structure of human language which is created by merging patterns of phonology. However, this concept is a part of a huge debate where, according to some, language is derived from a special genetic adaptation. It is only our increased knowledge combined with intelligent biological functioning that creates a structured system of language.   Iris Berent, a Psychology...

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Nancy Pelosi clapping

You must have seen news and jokes on the ‘Pelosi Clap’. For us, it was just something to make memes on. However, the gesture made by Pelosi was not so for Laura Dudley. She is a behavioral analyst and a clinical professor at Northeastern University. What's more, she also specialises in body language. “It was President Donald Trump who delivered the State of the Union address...

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