Author Archives: Stu Dunn

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.

The Truth Behind Lie to Me

Dr. Paul Ekman PhD The Beginning It was the very successful producer Brian Grazer’s idea, not mine. Googling him, I learned that Brian had produced A Beautiful Mind, and many other blockbusters. One of his assistants called, asking for a … Continue reading

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30 December 2018 Common Expression

What’s the common expression in all 6 faces? Post your thoughts in the comments below. Want to learn more about reading faces, interpreting body language and detecting deception? Click here to order True Lies.

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21 December 2018 Expression

What do you think is going on in this image? Click on the FACS code’s to code Putin’s expression. Post your thoughts in the comments below. Want to learn more about reading faces, interpreting body language and detecting deception? Click here to order True … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s Body Language

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1 September 2015 Expression

What do you think is going on in this image? Click on the FACS code’s to code this expression. Post your thoughts in the comments below. Want to learn more about reading faces, interpreting body language and detecting deception? Click here to order True … Continue reading

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22 February 2015 Expression

What do you think is going on in this image? Click on the FACS code’s to code this expression. Post your thoughts in the comments below. Want to learn more about reading faces, interpreting body language and detecting deception? Click here to order True … Continue reading

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Chapter 19; True Lies

CHAPTER 19 – Relationships (last chapter in True Lies)   “Failure to recognise each other’s separate existence is the major source of conflict between partners” – Harville Hendrix Introduction Throughout all of my studies of human behaviour, the subject that I discovered I was … Continue reading

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