Trump Handshake Feb 21, 2017
trumphandshake A weapon in his games of one-upmanship

 

The psychology behind Trump's awkward handshake ... and how to beat him at his own game.


Handshakes are meant to be relatively simple affairs, at least in terms of their signalling function. “Shake hands on it,” we are told. “Shake and make up.” They have been used as a civilised greeting for at least 2,500 years. But Donald Trump is now in the process of redefining the handshake, transforming it into the opening salvo in a battle for supremacy.

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