Description - Book Of Tells by Peter Collett
A TELL IS AN ACTION THAT TELLS YOU WHAT SOMEONE IS THINKING, EVEN IF THAT PERSON DOESN'T KNOW IT THEMSELVES. AND TELLS ARE HIGHLY INFORMATIVE he way you stand when you're talking to others, how you move your feet, your hands, your eyes - even your eyebrows - says a lot about your commitment to a conversation and your underlying attitude. Your actions and stance can also affect how long you get to talk and how often you get interrupted. Even when you're seated, the position of your arms and legs provides a wealth of information about your mood and intentions, showing whether you feel dominant or submissive, preoccupied or bored. But Tells aren't confined merely to conversations; when you are alone you are constantly shifting your body - and each movement, each gesture provides clues about your state of mind. n this illuminating book, Peter Collett, social psychologist, former Oxford don and Big Brother's resident psychologist, introduces us to the fascinating concept of Tells, showing how they work, where they come from and how to identify and iterpret them. Whilst sentizing readers to the motives and actions of other people, this invaluable guide also focuses on the messages th
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Author Biography - Peter Collett
Dr Peter Collett is a social psychologist. For many years he taught and conducted research studies at the Department of Experimental Psychology at Oxford University. He has co-authored two books, including Gestures- Their Origins and Distribution with Desmond Morris, and is the author of Foreign Bodies- A Guide to European Mannerisms. He has appeared in various television documentaries and is currently resident psychologist on the hugely popular Channel 4 series Big Brother. He lives with his family in Oxford.