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Fake it ’til you become it: Amy Cuddy’s power poses, visualizedFake it ’til you become it: Amy Cuddy’s power poses, visualized

Posted By Helen Walters

No two ways about it: Social psychologist Amy Cuddy’s talk from TEDGlobal 2012 touched a nerve, and sparked a sensation. In the talk, “Your body language shapes who you are,” Cuddy offered a free, low-tech life hack: assume a posture for just two minutes — and change your life. The idea caught on, the talk […]


TED Weekends teaches you easy life hacks in body languageTED Weekends teaches you easy life hacks in body language

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Amy Cuddy gave a fascinating, and research-backed, suggestion for anyone heading into a job interview, a first date or a public speaking event: stand in front of a mirror, put your hands on your hips, tilt your chin up, and make yourself as tall as you can get. Even better: throw your arms up and […]


In debates, watch for signs of warmth: Q&A with Amy Cuddy

Posted By Ben Lillie

At TEDGlobal 2012, Amy Cuddy gave a talk about the remarkable power of our posture to affect our mental state: Strike a powerful pose (in private) before a job interview, and your performance will improve.  With the US election coming up, we asked Cuddy, an expert on nonverbal communication, for her insights into political posturing […]