Australian politics, society & culture

Body language

Body language "The results paint a picture of a stereotype, but a lovingly detailed and specific one. Jews tended to use one hand, Italians both. Italians touched their own bodies, Jews touched the bodies of their conversational partners. Efron describes with delight an episode he witnessed where one man grabbed the arm of his interlocutor and started gesturing with it."

Editors Choice: 
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Shortlist Date: 
Friday, 23 March 2012 - 2:20pm
Shortlist Position: 
General item

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