Definition: Read the Air, Micro Expressions, Involuntary Emotional Leakage, High and Low Context Cultures

A fascinating cultural article that isn’t just about Japanese culture. They’re just an extreme case.

 

Micro Expressions

Tiny involuntary facial tics that can give away a person’s true emotions

 

Read the Air

Pick up on unspoken rules governing social life

 

Involuntary Emotional Leakage

Tiny involuntary facial tics that betrays a person’s true emotions

 

High and Low Context Cultures

Cultures where context matters a lot or a little relative to what is said and/or done (Japan is high context)