Micro expressions explained

 

Micro expressions and body language: When reading non verbal communication or even reading body language knowing how to identify and interpret micro expressions can help you “see” emotions by looking at facial features.

 

There are 6 universal human emotions that can be read world wide in anyone’s facial expressions:

  • ·         Anger
  • ·         Contempt
  • ·         Disgust
  • ·         Fear
  • ·         Sadness
  • ·         Surprise

 

Reading facial expressions: When it comes to reading the facial expressions and micro expressions it is important to note that these actions may last less than a fraction of a second. In less than an instant you may almost be able to “read minds”.

 

Micro expressions are looked at through:

  • ·         The eyebrows
  • ·         The bridge between the top of the nose and the eyebrows
  • ·         The eye lids both upper and lower
  • ·         The eyes
  • ·         The lips

 

Now it may be that there are  few combinations between what is listed or it may be just one place to look to determine what emotion is being displayed. When you have the capability of understand and interpret these nonverbal cues you can save yourself from everything from dangerous situations all the way to knowing when a person doesn’t want to be in a relationship.

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Micro expressions of anger: When examining the emotion of anger you would look at the eyebrows and the lips. Knowing this micro expression would allow you to possible get out of a dangerous situation.

 

Micro expressions of contempt: If you know how to spot contempt in the facial expressions of a man or a woman you can tell when they have a lack of respect for you. This facial expression happens at the mouth only. This micro expression is great to know for salespeople and someone who is in a relationship.

 

Micro expressions of disgust: This expressions utilizes the between the eyebrows and the upper lip. If you see this emotion in a relationship you may be able to tell if it is in trouble.

Micro expressions of Fear: As a man or woman shows the micro expressions of fear you would look at their eyebrows, eyelids and the mouth

 

Micro expressions of sadnessWhile reading the emotion of sadness you would look at the eyes and the mouth to determine if a man or a woman was feeling this emotion.

 

Micro expressions of Surprise: This facial expression happens at the eyebrows, the eyes and the mouth. When you know how to read this emotion you would be able to see if someone was expecting to know information or if they were hiding something from someone. This is a great micro expression to know for someone who is in law enforcement or even a lawyer.

 

Reading body language for “tells”: Body language and non verbal communication is far more than a resources of figuring out how to tell is someone is lying to you. There are times where you can see their emotions happen and you can react accordingly. Now for some people they may overreact and that will not work well,

 

Keys to learning how to read others body language: There are some fun ways to learn how to read body language and the rest of the non verbal actions and they can range from being fun to taking a course here are a few ways:

  • ·         Buy the newsstand magazines and avoid reading the headlines of the articles, guess what is going on from the pictures and then read the articles
  • ·         Watch others in action one of the best places to go and learn what others are doing with their non verbal communication is at a bar after a person has had a few drinks, they will let their guard down. Just remember if you are going to partake in the fun do so after your class. If you have too much fun learn the body language of a designated driver by getting one.
  • ·        Order a course on how to read body language and one of the best ones can be ordered here:

 

Just like any other item you would like to learn about there is a certain amount of time involved to do so.

 

As always I would like to thank you in advance for you comments and or questions about micro expressions and how to read them:

 

Scott Sylvan Bell

 

Now go implement!

 

 

 

 

 

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Body Language of surprise

 

Body Language of surprise: When reading the body language of men or women and looking for surprise there are a few facial expressions to look at:

  • ·         Eyes
  • ·         Eyebrows
  • ·         Mouth

 

When you want to understand or even how to tell when a man or woman is surprised there are a few things that they will do with their micro expressions. You will see the eyebrows lift up, the eyes will open and the mouth will open.

 When dealing with micro expressions is good to note that they may last for a fraction of a second. They may not last long at all. The facial expressions can give up the information needed of the emotions so that you can interpret the nonverbal cues given.

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The body language of surprise may happen for so many different reasons. In any given circumstance whether for a man or a woman the signs and signals will all be the same.  

 

Body language of the hands while surprised

When a man or a woman is surprised you may see their hands lift, the hands may go in front of the core of the body to protect vital organs. It’s not uncommon in most instances whether surprise or fear for the hands to start to protect the body.

 

Body language of the feet while surprised

The body language of feet while surprised may jolt and even sometimes come off the ground, in some instances the man or the woman may jump. This jump may be a border line of fear in some instances.

 

Body language of surprise locations

Some of the places or locations that you would see a woman or man surprised could be:

  • ·         At a party
  • ·         At a sporting event
  • ·         At a child’s birth
  • ·         When meeting someone like a celebrity
  • ·         When finding an item or a token
  • ·         At a chance of luck like gambling

 

There are plenty of places where the nonverbal communication of surprise can be seen. When dealing with someone who may be under investigation their body language should at first show surprise and then fear. When in this order the man or woman would be saying through their signs and signals they were not expecting the issue to happen. The facial expressions would give away if they were telling the truth or if they were lying. The micro expression of surprise is telling in a way that people cannot control. In the case of a lie or lying this tip may just give up the “tell” or rouse instantly.

 

Body language and working with a baseline

When dealing with any body language it is always a good idea to watch the situation or the conversation for a moment to baseline what is going on especially if there is anything on the line that can later cause problems or issues. Being patient when interpreting body language is usually the most difficult for people who are new when it comes to learning how to interpret nonverbal communication.  

 

Learning how to read body language or nonverbal communication may be easier than you would think, here is the best place to learn.

 

As always I would like to thank you in advance for your comments and or questions about reading the body language and micro expressions of surprise.

 

 

Now go implement!

 

 

Scott Sylvan Bell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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