True Lies #1 in 6 Countries

True Lies CoverA huge thank you for the support of True Lies, which has become #1 under the category of detecting deception in Amazon in 6 countries!

A man stands between you and your car; arms folded, legs apart, with narrowed eyes glaring at you with tightened lips. Are you in danger? A woman smiles at you from across the bar and moves her drink to one side. Was that an invitation? Your teenager comes home late and explains with hands in pockets and a single shoulder shrug how someone else damaged the car. Are you being lied to? You have worked hard on this deal, with the paperwork about to be signed. You notice the man you have been negotiating with is reading the contract with a half smile, and as he sees you watching, replaces his smile with a more serious look. Has this man been deceptive in order to gain a better price? You ask the seller of the car if there is anything wrong with it, and they respond with a stutter, pause, then a vague “Not that I recall” answer. All of these situations come from someone’s real life experiences. Everyday we have questions, such as: Does he / she like me? What are they thinking? Are they in a good mood? Do they like the idea? Did he just lie? Am I buying a lemon? Should I do business with this person? Do I trust him with my kids? Are they the best person for the job? Can I see myself with this person for the rest of my life?

Everyday we have so many questions, and for these to remain unanswered can sometimes be accompanied with an ever increasing list of insecurities. In my opinion people and relationships are one of the greatest mysteries in life, and as I have a deep drive to better understand people I was drawn to the behavioural sciences. And it is through my learning and witnessing so many who could benefit from learning that I found my passion in helping people to understand non-verbal communication – and to avoid deception. 


About Stu Dunn

Stu Dunn, Founder of SDL Behavioural Science Consultancy and Head Consultant, International Speaker, FACS Certified, Micro Expressions, Body Language & Deception Detection Expert. Stu Dunn is the first Facial Action Coding System (FACS) Certified consultant in New Zealand. Stu has had a natural interest in human behaviour and non verbal communication for most of his life. Stu's continued study of psychology, body language, micro expressions and FACS has helped him become New Zealand's leading expert in micro expressions, emotional surveillance and FACS (FACS is the most detailed de-coding of the face, and universally recognized by psychologists and physiologists worldwide). Stu is also one of the first in the world to achieve Master Level on Humintell's Mix Elite Micro Expressions software. Stu has been studying body language since 2001, and has worked with participants from New Zealand, Australia, United States, United Kingdom, India, Canada, Germany, Afghanistan, Portugal, Switzerland, Poland, Macedonia and Sri Lanka so far. This includes working with participants from the NZ Defence, IRD Fraud Investigators, Sri Lankan Customs, Homeland Security, Telecom NZ and Vodafone to name a few. Stu's areas of expertise include: micro expressions, emotions and emotional surveillance, body language, deception, interviewing, training, business consulting, video analysis (evaluating truthfulness & credibility), FACS coding (videos, pictures and animation), sales training, assistance with criminal and private investigations.
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