Eyes for Lies Blog: Microexpressions. Eye Direction and Lying - How to detect lies from the direction of an individual's gaze / visual accessing cues. Interesting Info -> Lying Index -> Eye Direction & Visual Accessing Cues Eye Movement and Direction & How it Can Reveal Truth or Lies This is a continuation of our previous article Detecting Lies.
Many comments by our visitors asked about how eye direction can indicate the presence of a lie. Can the direction a person's eyes reveal whether or not they are making a truthful statement? Short answer: sort of. In these shows a detective will deduce if a person is being untruthful simply because they looked to the left or right while making a statement. In reality, it would be foolish to make such a snap judgment without further investigation... but the technique does have some merit. So, here it is... read, ponder and test it on your friends and family to see how reliable it is for yourself. Visual Accessing Cues - "Lying Eyes" When asked a question a "normally organized" right-handed person looks (from your viewpoint, looking at them): The Gist of it...
How this information is used to detect lies: How to Detect Micro Expressions. Learning micro-expressions.
Learning micro-expressions can take time. But, one of the best ways to learn them is to just read and read. Pictures and videos are also a great tool. Fox has a TV show called Lie To Me, most people think it is just TV, but I did a bit of research and the show is based of a real person named Dr. Eckman who was the pioneer researcher in microexpressions. One of the things you will hear over and over again from people who train in microexpression detection is to learn to make the faces yourself. There are a few tests that I've found helpful in testing the effectiveness of my training. The last training tip I can offer is to not be afraid to practice. Also, please note that Test 1 of the Lightman tests is pretty much useless, its just a quiz about lying statistics. I hope this information has been helpful to you. Microexpression. A microexpression is a brief, involuntary facial expression shown on the face of humans according to emotions experienced.
They usually occur in high-stakes situations, where people have something to lose or gain. Microexpressions occur when a person is consciously trying to conceal all signs of how he or she is feeling, or when a person does not consciously know how he or she is feeling. Unlike regular facial expressions, it is difficult to hide microexpression reactions. Microexpressions express the six universal emotions: disgust, anger, fear, sadness, happiness, and surprise.