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Amy Cuddy:
Your body language shapes who you are

TEDGlobal 2012 · 21:02 · Filmed Jun 2012
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Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are
21:02 · Filmed June 2012 at TEDGlobal 2012 · Subtitles available in 40 languages

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.

Social Psychologist
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. Full bio
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