The head is slightly tilted to the side.
Confidence and Reassurance The person wants to establish harmony.
“Let’s be friends again.”
or Interest The person is interested in the other or the conversation.
“I would like to learn more about it.”
The neck is vulnerable. When we bow back, we show that there is no harm coming from us and we submit ourself to the other. Generally, a tilted head shows interest and may as well be a flirt signal. If the person is also bent forward, the feeling is mutual. This gesture is very low in authority.
Categories face, submissive, open
This is one out of 63 gestures from the body language trainer.