How aware are you of cultural differences in body language?

Body language or a non-verbal communication plays an important role in how people communicate. It reveals an 392412-4762-29unspoken intention through the physical behaviors. These behaviors include body gestures, eye movement, touch, hand sign, facial expression, greeting and personal space. A non-verbal communications also indicate emotions and a state of mind of that person such as angry, frustration, satisfied, happy, pleasure and relaxation. However, one must be aware that body languages are different from culture to culture. There are many body gestures that are commonly used in one culture, but may have different meanings in other cultures.

Here are video clips showing innocent gestures that mean rude things abroad!

 10 Surprising Ways To Offend People In Other Countries

The cultural differences in body language between the UK and Asia

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One thought on “How aware are you of cultural differences in body language?

  1. Your videos are really funny and important too! Sometimes people don’t pay attention of their behavior when they are in other countries, however, it can lead to misunderstandings! If we want to be polite when we travel, cultural differences and behavioral manners should be taken into consideration!!! Great post!

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