Famous Faces Decoded: A Guidebook for Reading Others

Famous Faces Decoded: A Guidebook for Reading Others

by Dan Hill

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Unless you've never been lied to in life, you know that words aren't enough in assessing people and situations. Vital to emotional intelligence is fluently reading the language of facial expressions. Famous Faces Decoded shows you that emotions are hidden in plain sight on all of our faces. You'll learn how emotions shape and reflect our personalities, driving behavior. There is no better, in-the-moment way to reliably grasp what's going on with those you love or work with. This book is fully of lively stories about stars you know, or think you know, from the realms of Hollywood, music, sports, and the media, to leading politicians and business people. The examples highlight celebrities from four eras: The Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Gen X-ers, and Millennials. From whom to hire, to sales, negotiatoins, and interacting with your boss, colleagues or customers, as well as in dating, marriage or handling your kids, Famous Faces Decoded will help anyone keen on securing more steadfast rapport with others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999741641
Publisher: Sensory Logic. Inc
Publication date: 07/23/2019
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 276
Sales rank: 590,179
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Dan Hill, Ph.D., is the founder and president of Sensory Logic, Inc., which has done consulting work for over 50% of the world's top 100 B2C companies. He's a certified facial coder with seven U.S. patents. Dan's media coverage includes TV appearances on ABC's "GMA," NBC's "The Today Show," CNN, ESPN, Fox, MSNBC, PBS and Tennis Channel. He's been profiled on the front page of The New York Times, and appeared in Advertising Age, Allure, Fast Company, Forbes China, Inc., Politico, Time, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal, in addition to having been a columnist for Reuters. His essays were noted with commendation in the 1989, 1991 and 1994 editions of Best American Essays. Since his education at St. Olaf College, Oxford University, Brown University, and Rutgers University, he's given speeches and workshops in over 20 countries. Along with his wife, Karen Bernthal, he lives in St. Paul, Minnesota and Palm Desert, California.

Table of Contents


Part 1 Approach Emotions

  • Anger - Pushing Ahead
  • Happiness - The Luxury Emotion
  • Sadness - A Rear View Mirror

Flash Portraits: Family & Romance

Part 2 Spurning Emotions

  • Contempt - Cool or Cruel?
  • Disgust - Turning Away

Flash Portraits: Parallel Careers

Part 3 Reactive Emotions

  • Surprise - Change is Afoot
  • Fear - Catching on Fire

Epilogue - Lying

  • Chart: What Emotions Mean
  • Comprehensive Results
  • Sources & Notes
  • Celebrity Index
  • Acknowledgements
  • Author the Author
  • Additional Information

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