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Articles, videos, and anything else that caught my attention about one of my current obsessions...body language and how to understand and read it.

Home, Emily Post Etiquette. SuperHuman Technology. Polygraph. 1998Ambady.pdf. Non-Verbal Communication. Interpersonal communication is much more than the explicit meaning of words, the information or message conveyed.

Non-Verbal Communication

It also includes implicit messages, whether intentional or not, which are expressed through non-verbal behaviours. Non-verbal communications include facial expressions, the tone and pitch of the voice, gestures displayed through body language (kinesics) and the physical distance between the communicators (proxemics). These non-verbal signals can give clues and additional information and meaning over and above spoken (verbal) communication. Non-verbal Messages Allow People To: Reinforce or modify what is said in words. Learning the Language Many popular books on non-verbal communication present the topic as if it were a language that can be learned, the implication being that if the meaning of every nod, eye movement, and gesture were known, the real feelings and intentions of a person would be understood. This, of course, is absolutely true. The Cultural Context Warning! How to Detect Lies - body language, reactions, speech patterns.

Interesting Info -> Lying Index -> How to Detect Lies Become a Human Lie Detector (Part 1) Warning: sometimes ignorance is bliss.

How to Detect Lies - body language, reactions, speech patterns

After gaining this knowledge, you may be hurt when it is obvious that someone is lying to you. The following deception detection techniques are used by police, forensic psychologists, security experts and other investigators. Introduction to Detecting Lies: This knowledge is also useful for managers, employers, and for anyone to use in everyday situations where telling the truth from a lie can help prevent you from being a victim of fraud/scams and other deceptions. This is just a basic run down of physical (body language) gestures and verbal cues that may indicate someone is being untruthful. If you got here from somewhere else, be sure to check out our Lie Detection index page for more info including new research in the field of forensic psychology. Micro Expressions Training Videos. Micro expressions. Micro Expressions - Research, Theory & Lying. Interesting Info -> Lying Index & Body Language -> Micro Expressions Is the show "Lie to Me" for real?

Micro Expressions - Research, Theory & Lying

I am not a police interrogator, scientist, or other expert... I am however a mother & people watcher. Years ago, when I wrote articles on How to Detect Lies & Eye Movement and Lying -- I knew of the Micro expression theory, but had a difficult time researching the subject well enough to relay it into an article. Guide to Reading Microexpressions - Science of People. Learning how to decode the face is like having a super power.

Guide to Reading Microexpressions - Science of People

The face is the window into the soul–if you know how to read it. The good news is we can already tell a lot about someone by their face. The Face of a Leader: Look at these faces of CEOs, can you tell which ones are the most profitable? In this study by Nicholas Rule and Nalini Ambady, researchers asked participants to rate these CEO’s based on their picture. How to Read A Face: Knowing how to read and interpret microexpressions is an essential part of understanding nonverbal behavior and reading people. A microexpression is a brief, involuntary facial expression that is shown on the face of humans according to the emotions that are being experienced. Micro Expressions - Paul Ekman Group, LLC. Micro expressions are very brief facial expressions, lasting only a fraction of a second.

Micro Expressions - Paul Ekman Group, LLC

They occur when a person either deliberately or unconsciously conceals a feeling. Seven emotions have universal signals: anger, fear, sadness, disgust, contempt, surprise and happiness. You can learn to spot them. History Haggard and Isaacs were the first to describe micro expressions (calling them “micro momentary expressions”) in their study of psychotherapeutic interviews. Micro expressions happen when people have hidden their feelings from themselves (repression) or when they deliberately try to conceal their feelings from others. Types Macro: normal expressions usually last between ½-second and 4 seconds. Don't Lie To Me - How to read Facial Expressions like in Lie To Me - Micro Expressions Training. Body Language Websites. Nonverbal Communication: Improving Your Nonverbal Skills and Reading Body Language. What is nonverbal communication and body language?

Nonverbal Communication: Improving Your Nonverbal Skills and Reading Body Language

When we interact with others, we continuously give and receive wordless signals. All of our nonverbal behaviors—the gestures we make, the way we sit, how fast or how loud we talk, how close we stand, how much eye contact we make—send strong messages. These messages don't stop when you stop speaking either. Even when you're silent, you're still communicating nonverbally. Emotional Intelligence Quiz. How to Read Body Language to Reveal the Underlying Truth in Almost Any Situation. Dimensions of Body Language.

Table Of Contents Introduction 1.

Dimensions of Body Language

Understanding Body Language Basics In the Beginning ... Why It's Not What You Say How Body Language Reveals Emotions and Thoughts Why Women are More Perceptive What Brain Scans Show How Fortune-Tellers Know So Much Inborn, Genetic or Learned Culturally? 2. How to Detect Openness Intentional Use of the Palms to Deceive The Law of Cause and Effect Palm Power Our Audience Experiment An Analysis of Handshake Styles Who Should Reach First?

3. Smiling Is a Submission Signal Why Smiling Is Contagious How a Smile Tricks the Brain Practicing the Fake Smile Smugglers Smile Less Five Common Types of Smiles Why Laughter Is the Best Medicine Why You Should Take Laughter Seriously Why We Laugh and Talk, But Chimps Don't How Humor Heals Laughing Till You Cry How Jokes Work The Laughter Room Smiles and Laughter Are a Way of Bonding Humor Sells The Permanent Down-Mouth Smiling Advice For Women Laughter In Love Summary 4. 5. 6. How the Hands Talk On the One Hand... 7. 8. Body Language. Bodily orientation (the degree to which one interactant’s shoulders and legs are turned toward, rather than away from, the other interactant): · Standing individuals interact with more direct orientation with those of higher status than with those of lower status.

Body Language

Using Body Language. Body Language. How to Read Body Language: 7 Steps. Body Language - guide to reading body language signals in management, training, courtship, flirting and other communications and relationships. Body language.