Standing

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Feet about shoulder-width apart, body straight but relaxed, hands lightly clasped in front. This describes the Power Pose, where you are well planted and well balanced, hands ready for emphatic gestures.

Half-perched on table or desk, one leg bent, one cheek on table, arms loose on lap. This is called a half-sit, still active enough to be a standing pose and dominate attention, but very relaxed.

Legs splayed too wide, arms folded This is aggressive alpha-signaling, like a nightclub bouncer

Legs splayed too wide, arms folded This is aggressive alpha-signaling, like a nightclub bouncer

Feet slightly apart, toes slightly pointed together, ankles bent outward . This is a passive, juvenile stance signaling compliance .

I Standing with your legs almost together and your arms straight down by your sides This stance is too unnatural and android

I Standing with a slumped posture. This is weak and compliant, and signals that you are low energy and not worth listening to

I Standing with your hands clasped behind your back, legs apart.

This stance, most usually performed by men, has an air of enforced authority

I Standing holding your coffee high up on your chest, near your chin This barrier suggests you'd rather be left alone

I Standing with your legs slightly splayed, hands covering crotch.

This is the defensive fig-leaf pose that suggests you feel under attack

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