Poker Face

Subgroup Size

Entire group


15 minutes

External Cost


Lesson Plan


Adapted from:
Thiagarajan, S. (2017, July 24-28). Interactive experiential strategies for intercultural training [Conference
presentation]. Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication, Portland, OR, United States.

As a result of this activity, participants will be able to 1. Discuss cultural norms, diversity, inclusion, and how we place value on others. 2. Analyze how stereotypes and first impressions inform perception and interactions. 3. Discuss how non-verbal communication (body language or facial expression) communicate meaning to others.