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The NonVerbal Dictionary of Gestures, Signs & Body Language Cues

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Adam's-Apple-Jump | Afferent Cue | Agnosia | Akinesia | Amphibian Brain | Amygdala | Anatomical Position | Anger | Angular Distance | Animal Sign | Antigravity Sign | Apocrine Odor | Apraxia | Aquatic Brain & Spinal Cord | Arm Wear | Arm-Cross | Arm-Show | Arm-Swing | Aroma Cue | Arpege® | Art Cue | Artifact | Atnr | AuditoryCue  | Autism | Balance Cue | Barbie Doll® | Basal Ganglia | Baseline Demeanor | Beauty | Bend-Away | Big Mac® | Bite | BlankFace | Blue Jeans | Blushing | Body Adornment | Body Alignment | Body Dysmorphic Disorder | Body Language | Body Movement | Body WallBody-Bend | Body-Shift | Boot | Bow | Branch Substitute | Broadside Display | Business Suit | Candy | Chair | Chin-Jut | Cingulate Gyrus | Clem | Clever Hans Phenomenon | Clothing Cue | Coca-Cola® | Color Cue | Conference Table | Consumer Product | Courtship | Crouch | Crowding | Cry | Cue | Cut-Off | Dance | Deception Cue | Decision Grip | Disgust | Dominance | Efferent Cue | Emotion | Emotion Cue | Enteric Brain | Ergonomics Of The Mind | Existential Crunch | Expectancy Theory | Eye Contact | Eye-Blink | Eyebrow-Lower | Eyebrow-Raise | Eyes | Face | Facial Beauty | Facial Expression | Facial Flushing | Facial I.D. | Facial Recognition | Fear | Feet | Fight-Or-Flight | Fingertip Cue | Fist | Flashbulb Eyes | Flexion Withdrawal | Fold-Arms | Footwear | Freeze Reaction | Frown | Fruit Substitute | Gaze-Down | Gesture | Glutamate | Golf | Goose-Step | Hair Cue | Handshake | Hands | Hand-Behind-Head | Hands-On-Hips | Happiness | Hat | Head-Nod | Head-Shake | Head-Tilt-Back | Head-Tilt-Side | Herbs &Spices | High Heel | High-Stand Display | Homunculus | Human Brain | Hypothalamus | Immediacy | Information | Intention Cue | Interior Design | Invisibility | Isopraxism | Isotype | Jaw-Droop | Juice Substitute | Kinesics | Kiss | Laugh | Lawn Display | Leg Wear | Limbic System | Lips | Lip-Compression | Lip-Pout | Lip-Purse | Lip-Touch | Loom | Love | Love Sign | Love Signal | Love Signals I | Love Signals II | Love Signals III | LoveSignals IV | Love Signals V | Lunch | Mammalian Brain | Meaty Taste | Media | Men'sShoes | Message | Messaging Feature | Mime Cue | Mint | Motion Energy Map | Music | Neck Dimple | Neckwear | Neo-Savannah Grassland | New Car Smell | Nicotine | Nld | Nonverbal Apprenticeship | Nonverbal Brain | Nonverbal Communication | Nonverbal ConsciousnessNonverbal Films | Nonverbal Independence | Nonverbal Learning | Nonverbal Learning Disorder | Nonverbal Release | Nonverbal Surveillance | Nonverbal World | Nose | Nut Substitute | Nutty Taste | Object Fancy | Orienting Reflex | Pain Cue | Paleocircuit | Palm-Down | Palm-Up | PharyngealArch | Pleasure Cue | Point | Posture | Power GripPrecision Grip | Primate Brain | Probing Point | Proxemics | Rapport | Reptilian Brain | Rest-And-Digest | Sadness | Secondary Product | Self-Touch | Shellfish Taste | Shoes | Shopping | Shoulders | Shoulder-Shrug | Shoulder-Shrug Display | Sign | Signal | Silence | Sit | Smile | Sneaker | Soft Sign | Space | Special Visceral Nerve | Speech | Speech Errors | Startle Reflex | Steeple | Steinzor Effect | Stomp | Stranger Anxiety | Submission | Superball® | Swagger-Walk | Sweaty Palms | Table-Slap | Tactile Cue | Tactile Withdrawal | Taste Cue | Tense-Mouth | Territory | Throat-ClearTickle | Tone Of Voice | Tongue-Show | Touch Cue | Tree Sign | UncertaintyVehicular Grille | Vehicular Stripe | Verbal Center | Vinyl | Waiting Time | Walk | Women's Shoes | Word | Yawn | Zygomatic Smile


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Items in this Dictionary have been researched by anthropologists, archaeologists, biologists, linguists, psychiatrists, psychologists, semioticians, and others who have studied human communication from a scientific point of view. Every effort has been made to cite their work in the text. Definitions, meanings, and interpretations left uncredited are those of the author. Gestures and consumer products with current trademark registrations are identified with the ® symbol. 

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