Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are – and how others treat you

by 1389 on April 19, 2013

in 1389 (blog admin), brain, medical

As some alert readers may already know, I am a brain surgery survivor. Amy Cuddy has useful advice for those recovering from brain impairments.

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Published on Oct 1, 2012 by TEDtalksDirector

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.

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Game Changers – Game Changer: Amy Cuddy, Power Poser

Published on Mar 23, 2012 by TimeMagazine

Using a few simple tweaks to body language, Harvard researcher Amy Cuddy discovers ways to help people become more powerful.

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Update: Other researchers have not been able to replicate these findings.

Slate has the story.

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