Your body language may shape who you are | Amy Cuddy

Your body language may shape who you are | Amy Cuddy

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Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success. (Note: Some of the findings presented in this talk have been referenced in an ongoing debate among social scientists about robustness and reproducibility. Read Amy Cuddy’s response here:

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  1. "I dont have ego involved with this…I identified as the smartest person growing up. I went to princeton. I faked it until I became it, I'm still faking it on this stage." But it's not about ego lol

  2. “Fake it until you believe it.” Powerful statement. Never heard it said like that before.
    This was so insightful and her story was inspiring!
    Really connected with the second half of the video.
    Excited to try power posing to raise testosterone levels and get my cortisol levels down. Lord knows we could ALL use it.

    And… Sharing is caring ??

  3. Brilliant, insightful, inspiring! I have listened to the book before I watched this video. Both are enlightening. Congratulations on your efforts! Thank you for sharing your knowledge.

  4. It seems that a lot of the general public is unaware of all of the debate surrounding this popular TED talk. The quality of the research was called into question and Amy Cuddy took a lot of heat for it (despite many other social psychologists using poor methodology and selling ideas that weren't really well evidenced). There are interesting perspectives to reflect on the overall controversy.

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  6. My favorite Ted Talk ever. Watching again after a few years & I'm relearning all the insights, feeling inspired for my next evaluative situations. I'm going to give an important talk & rewatching was what I needed it. Thanks Amy Cuddy. We are all trying & lets' learn/share knowledge always.

  7. I learned a lot from what Amy Cuddy said that body language shape who you are. Closing body language gives weakness energy, and open body language gives strength energy. When you provide closed body language, the hormone cortisol will increase and the hormone testosterone will decrease, which is where stress occurs. Body language and mind control will affect self-identity. When you feel you don't deserve to be here, give the best comment that you deserve to be here, keep saying that until you really feel that you deserve to be here within yourself. Amy Cuddy said "Don't pretend until you succeed but pretend until you become like that. Keep doing it until you really become like that in yourself"