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Your body language shapes who you are

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Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

Aired October 1, 2012

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kathy w
It was a very interesting perspective that I can think with. I can see how this would help boost confidence - not what I expected, but worthwhile.
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Kristen G
She has always been one of my favorites. Such an inspiration!
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nadine n
only FABULOUS!!!!!!! I am so doing this and am going to teach as many friends and family as possible....wishing you much continued success.....thank you for being so smart--bravo-----blue skies always....nadine
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April H
What a great video! And a great lession! Thank you for sharing this.
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