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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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A Common Issue with Body Language

One of the worst body language myths spread by body language “experts” is that specific actions or gestures have specific meanings. For example, Max folds his arms which means that Max is defensive or in a negative mood. I want … Continue reading

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True Lies is here! Get Your Copy

Announcing, True Lies: A Guide to Reading Faces, Interpreting Body Language and Detecting Deception in the Real World, is now available for purchase through Amazon! Please share, and thank you! 🙂 Stu

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Rubbing Palms Together

Rubbing the palms together often communicates positive expectations – you may see a gambler doing this with dice in the hope of winning. You may also notice that a salesperson could do this in expectation of making a sale. This … Continue reading

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The Mind – Body Connection

The law of attraction is the name given to the concept of “like attracts like” and that by focusing on positive or negative thoughts, one can bring about positive or negative results (Wikipedia). This perspective infers what we think about we bring … Continue reading

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Interesting Statistics About Body Language and Deception

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Body Language Shapes Who You Are; Amy Cuddy

“Our bodies change our minds, our minds change our behaviour and our behaviour changes our outcomes.” Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” … Continue reading

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