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Ashley Kavanaugh on the Brett Kavanaugh Allegations

A snapshot of Ashley Kavanaugh being asked; “When this came out, what did you say to your husband? Did you question him…?” 0.20 Ashley nods while saying “it was really hard” 0.23 Ashley say’s “He’s decent,” head shake. 0.24 “Kind,” … Continue reading

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Lie to Me S1E04, Love Always

Dr Paul Ekman’s critique of “Lie to Me”, Season 1, Episode 4; “Love Always” “Love Always” – Warnings What Lightman shows is what I first saw in news footage of Hinckley’s face ten seconds before he shot former President Reagan. … Continue reading

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Lie to Me S1E03, A Perfect Score

Dr Paul Ekman’s critique of “Lie to Me”, Season 1, Episode 3; “A Perfect Score” “A Perfect Score” – Comforting Gestures Self-comforting gestures reassure an ill at ease person. Other reasons why a person might be uncomfortable would have to … Continue reading

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Lie to Me S1E02, Moral Waiver

Dr Paul Ekman’s critique of “Lie to Me”, Season 1, Episode 2; “Moral Waiver” “Moral Waiver” – METT Lightman is using METT – our Micro expression Training Tool. Anyone can learn to spot brief signs of concealed emotions. People who have spent … Continue reading

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Paul Ekman’s critique of Lie to Me S1E01

Dr Paul Ekman’s critique of “Lie to Me”, Season 1, Episode 1 “Pilot” – Leakage & Emblematic Slips Dr. Lightman showed the law enforcement class how micro expressions helped him find out where this nasty, Nazi-sympathetic, orange-suited, prisoner had planted … Continue reading

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Dr Matsumoto on Lying, Deception and Microexpressions

What is the difference between deception and lying? How young do children start to lie? What are micro expressions and were they portrayed accurately in Lie to Me?  

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Lie to Me Faces Promo

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Truth Wizards

“Truth wizards”, discovered by Maureen O’Sullivan during her Wizards Project, were a select group of people that were particularly good at detecting deception. Monica Raymund played the truth wizard Ria Torres on the TV series Lie to Me, at one point … Continue reading

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Experts and the Future of Expert Testimony

I was being interviewed this morning by a local newspaper, and the subject of media cases came up – in particular, the reporter asked about New Zealand First MP Brendon Horan who is under investigation for allegedly dipping into his … Continue reading

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Genuine Emotions on Screen

As an unfortunate side effect of years of examining facial expressions I’ve become quite critical of what I can only describe as poor acting. As much as I love Criminal Minds, it ruins it for me to see someone being attacked … Continue reading

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