A body language expert weighs in on 11 iconic photos
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A picture is worth a thousand words
Patti Wood has been called the Babe Ruth of body language because when it comes to reading nonverbal cues, you can count on her to knock it out of the park. Wood, who holds advanced degrees in body language and nonverbal communication and is the author of several books on the topic, including SNAP: Making the Most of First Impressions, Body Language & Charisma, is frequently called upon by law enforcement, hospitals, universities, government agencies and the media to decipher what’s really going on in a tricky situation.
When Reader’s Digest spoke with Wood about the following historic photographs, we thought we knew what she was going to say, but as it turns out, we were a little off. Read on to see if you’re as surprised as we were.