How good are you at reading people? The body language experts can tell a lot from a posture, pose, gestures and mimics. But even without reading special literature, we sometimes are led by a gut feeling. Let’s check how strong your intuition is! We offer you a small test just to see how well you can read others.
Look at this picture! Can you tell who the mother is?
There are two women sitting in front of each other. The baby is playing on the floor. And even though these ladies seem similar, they say a lot by the pose and facial expression!
Take your time.
Ready to find out the right answer?
The mother is a woman on the left.
This is how we know it – her sitting position is telling us a story. She is bent slightly forward to the child, with her legs turned to his side. Moreover, the expression on her face means she is on guard, even though she seems relaxed and calm.
The way a boy is sitting is not accidental too.
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He is facing mom. Usually, when children play out of homes, they prefer to keep mommy on the sight. Her presence makes them feel safe and protected.
Was it hard for you to find the mother on this picture?