Speech and Deception: Pauses

Speech and Deception: Pauses

The most common vocal deception clues are pauses, being too long or too frequent. Suspicion is aroused when a person hesitates when starting to speak (particularly if the start is answering a question). Too many shorter pauses may also cause suspicion. When written, pauses are usually indicated with three full stops that look like this …

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With a background in sales and behavioural science, I enjoy learning more about people, behaviour, psychology - which led into motivation - and more recently - sales again. Having started my own real estate company with my wife, it's time to merge interests.
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