Emotional Body Language in a Job InterviewResearch on emotional body language is rapidly emerging as a new field in cognitive andaffective neuroscience. This article reviews how whole-body signals are automatically perceived an understood, and their role in emotional communication and decision-makingin a job interviewwww.BodyLanguageaCards.comMore than 90% of the job interview is conveyed by non-verbal means. You did all thehomework for your interview. You know everything about the company, their vision,management style, what skills you have that would benefit this company, and where youexpect your career to be in 10 years. Briefly you know all the correct answers to 249interview questions, but at the end of the day what really counts is the main question: didyou have good chemistry? Can they trust your message, and what you can do in order tomake sure that they will?We polish our verbal skills for an interview, but few of us give much consideration totheir non verbal communication and body language skills that support the verbalmessages and can make the deferent.Up-to-date research has proven that the large majority of messages are received invarying levels of effectiveness. The impact you make on others depends on what you say(7%), how you say it (38%), and by your body language (55%).Faces belong to bodiesAccording to article in NATURE REVIEWS NEUROSCIENCE 06From our encounters with others, we are just as familiar with emotional body language aswith facial expressions. Emotional body language is perceived as a means of influencingothers, for which social psychologists have provided detailed descriptions. During the past few decades, some isolated psychological studies have appeared5,27, butneuroscientific experiments on how humans perceive bodies have been reported onlyrecently. A challenging question in the wake of the long-standing debate about whether the brain is functionally specialized to process faces is whether there is also an area in the brain that is specifically activated by seeing body movement or posture. Are we as expertat interpreting body language as we are faces? There are areas in our brain that respond tofacial stimuli, but is there a corresponding area in the brain that is dedicated to bodies?Are the same areas involved in perceiving facial expressions and Emotional bodylanguage? Are consciousness and attention resources needed for processing bodies andrecognizing body movement and posture? Some of these questions can already beanswered.We can read other thoughts like open cards. The thoughts in our minds transfer intofeeling that get an emotional expressions that our body pronounces in thousand of gestures, postures, and expressions.The human body can produce over 700,000 unique movements. These movements have been partitioned into about 60 discrete and symbolic signals and around 60 gestures, postures, and expressions.Body language can be used to improve your negotiation skills, your presentation ability,and in different social interactions, including a job interview.