Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are | Video on TED.com

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success. Amy Cuddy’s research on body language reveals that we can change other people’s perceptions — and even our own body chemistry — simply by changing body positions.

via Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are | Video on TED.com.

Share the science. Watch to inspire students before presentations or to examine an example of public communication of science.

This entry was posted in ENL 260, ENL 264, ENL 265, ENL 266, In-class activities and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are | Video on TED.com

  1. Katherine Stebbins McCaffrey says:

    GREAT POSTING! I’ve used her work with my B-school students before, and I follow her on Twitter. She’s terrific, and tweets lots of other interesting research that she happens to hear about. Highly recommended.

Leave a Reply