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Eve

This is interesting. I just finished my BA in Speech Communication, and these percentages were taught in nearly every communication class that I took, especially nonverbal communication.

Simon Raybould

The 7% rubbish makes me want to scream! It's one of the few things that people will have heard before they take one of my presentations courses and I have the devil's own job explaining to them that it's a fallacy.

It's not helped by NLP trainers (in my experience!) continually citing it, despite knowing they're talking rubbish!

S

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