Body language expert: Casey Anthony showed sadness; Cindy Anthony lied on stand – National Crime |

Body language expert: Casey Anthony showed sadness; Cindy Anthony lied on stand – National Crime |

Right after I post about an independent  blog I read regarding body language and the Anthony case, the prosecution decides to hire an expert in this regard.  Whereas a year ago I may have thought this specialty to be somewhat esoteric, I have since come to view it differently.  We are all interconnected at a very basic level and intuitively we can learn to recognize in others gestures and facial expressions that are universal in nature.  The book “Blink” by best selling author Malcolm Gladwell delves into this fascinating topic in depth with anecdotal and scientific support from many seemingly unconnected fields.  He teaches us to “listen with our eyes”, as our ASL counterparts do.  For an engrossing summary of the concept without having to read the whole book (although I heartily recommend it), go here.

About mariacristinadelavegamusings

Certified SpanishEnglish interpreter by the Administrative Offices of the U.S. Courts, the State of Florida and the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT), where I have served on the board of directors, am chair of the Public Relations Committee, and have a column entitled "Getting Down to Business" in Proteus, the association newsletter. I am a member of the American Translators Association (ATA) and have a monthly column named "Interpreters Forum". In addition to the prior two associations, I also belong to AIIC (International Association of Conference Interpreters). I own ProTranslating, Inc., an LSP in Florida. I hold an MBA, which keeps one foot firmly grounded in everyday waking consciousness while the other aggressively seeks unity consciousness...

Posted on June 26, 2011, in Interpreting/Translation News and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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