Head Nodding Agreement

Don`t bet on it, says psychologist Richard Petty of Ohio State University, whose research shows that what we think of something can actually be influenced by a simple nod or a simple nod. Half of them were asked to nod once a second, and the rest were asked to shake their heads back and forth once a second. The headphones broadcast a recording of a campus radio program with music and an editorial. In my own experience, the faster the hustle and bustle, the more enthusiastic the approval, especially if it`s used with raised eyebrows to add the accent. But on the other hand, it could also be used to transmit “OK. Whatever you say…¬†an indifferent shrug of the shoulder without really shruging his shoulders. Measured sequentially as units in the Ciinanois behavioral flow, Birdwhistell proposed three “cinemas” (gestures with speech-like characteristics) for nodding: “. . . “one nod”, “two nods” and the “three nod”. .

(1970, p. 100). . . .