Mystery of the Indian Head Shake Is Finally Solved

indian head shake

Indians, especially those hailing from the south of India, have this habit of shaking and swaying their heads while in conversation. From excitement to resentment, confirmation to indecision, a head shake says it all. However, to an untrained eye, it looks like the guy (or gal) has got a bad case of cervical convulsions.

Here is an attempt to solve the mystery of the Indian head shake.

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2 Responses to Mystery of the Indian Head Shake Is Finally Solved

  1. Abraham Jose March 20, 2014 at 3:36 pm #

    the real reason is, most of Indians doesn’t have sharp facial features and facial expressions may not be understood easily unlike Europeans and Caucausoids. so, they shake their head in various ways to express their thoughts better. you can see Chinese does much more head shaking.

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