Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are. Video Comprehension Activity

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 95

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Body Language Quizzes & Trivia

Based on Amy Cuddy talk for TED talks


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ...for example, we smile when we feel happy, but also, when we're forced to smile by holding a pen in our teeth like this, it makes us feel happy. So it goes both ways. When it comes to power, it also goes both ways. So when you feel powerful, you're more likely to do this, but it's also possible that when you pretend to be powerful, you are more likely to actually feel powerful.... What is the main idea of this part of the text?
  • 2. 
    What experiment did she conduct and what did she find? DO NOT copy or transcript use your own words.
  • 3. 
    What advice did she give to one of her students and why did she relate to her?
  • 4. 
    You would say that body language is a topic that tends to fascinate people
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is the main idea of the talk
    • A. 

      Her talk was about primate body language to express emotions

    • B. 

      Her talk was about the way people act when they are talking to other people

    • C. 

      Her talk was about students at her MBA classroom

    • D. 

      Her talk was about Power dinamics in human relationship and how we express it through our body language

  • 6. 
    How do people and even animals express power and dominance?
    • A. 

      By looking at the person's eye

    • B. 

      By expanding, stretching and opening up

    • C. 

      By closing up, by wrapping ourselves up

    • D. 

      By mirroring other people

  • 7. 
    She supporst the idea that men feel less powerful than women.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    It's the stress hormon
  • 9. 
    It is the dominance hormon
  • 10. 
    She implies that we should do power posses in the middle of a job interview.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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