Category Archives: Evaluating Truthfulness and Credibility

Emblems, Speech Illustrators & Manipulators

Considered by some as the holy grail of non-verbal deception leakage, however emblems, speech illustrators and manipulators can be mostly cultural. Facial expressions are universal, as are body language interpretations. What are not universal are cultural gestures, signs, emblems, etc … Continue reading

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Alessandro Acquisti: Why privacy matters

“Any personal information can become sensitive information.” – Alessandro Acquisti Read Humintell- Microexpressions, Lying summary here:http://www.humintell.com/2013/11/the-future-of-facial-recognition/

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True Lies #1 in 6 Countries

A huge thank you for the support of True Lies, which has become #1 under the category of detecting deception in Amazon in 6 countries! Excerpt: A man stands between you and your car; arms folded, legs apart, with narrowed … Continue reading

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10 Signs That Someone Is Lying

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Ekman and Friesen’s 1974 Nursing Experiment

In 1974 Ekman & Friesen designed one of psychology’s first non-verbal communication deception experiments where ER nurses were asked to watch positive (such as a happy or uplifting scene) or negative (such as live amputations and burn victims receiving treatment) … Continue reading

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Did Al Assad Lie to Charlie Rose?

“It wasn’t a fair match. Assad and Charlie Rose were playing by different rules. Rose was after a truthful admission of what Assad had done – poison gassing his own people. Assad had no intention of admitting the truth, the … Continue reading

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Detecting Deception at Home

Having Bridget and I both being proficient with detecting deception (and also both FACS certified) keeps our kids honest! We have 3 kids living at home: Callan, Alex and Caitlin. The kids are much more likely to be honest straight … Continue reading

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