The NonVerbal Dictionary of Gestures, Signs & Body Language Cues


The Center for Nonverbal Studies (CNS) is a private, nonprofit research center located in Spokane, Washington. Underway since October 1, 1997, the Center's mission is to advance the study of human communication in all its forms apart from language. The Center's goal is to promote the scientific study of nonverbal communication , which includes body movementgesturefacial expressionadornment and fashion, architecture, mass media, and consumer-product design.

I can never bring you to realize the importance of sleeves, the suggestiveness of thumbnails, or the great issues that may hang from a bootlace. --Sherlock Holmes to Watson ("A Case of Identity")

He even walked like a crab, as if he were cringing all the time. --Elia Kazan, commenting on actor James Dean (Dalton 1984:53)