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To read more about Stu's book; True Lies: A Guide to Reading Faces, Interpreting Body Language and Detecting Deception in the Read World, click here.

True Lies: A Guide to Reading Faces, Interpreting Body Language and Detecting Deception in the Real World

A man stands between you and your car; arms folded, legs apart, with narrowed eyes glaring at you with tightened lips. Are you in danger? A woman smiles at you from across the bar and moves her drink to one side. Was that an invitation? Your teenager comes home late and explains with hands in pockets and a single shoulder shrug how someone else damaged the car. Are you being lied to? If you deal with people in ANY way, then this book is for you. Open this book to take a step towards improving your understanding of people and your relationships. Learn how to read faces, interpret body language and avoid deception through this easy-to-read guide. True Lies includes: - A guide to the seven universal facial expressions. - All you will ever need to know about body language & gestures. - How to avoid misinterpretations & improve communication. - The three researched steps to detecting deception. - Proven techniques to improve interviewing skills. - Plus much more!

Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics, and Marriage, Third Editionalign=

Paul Ekman is a renowned expert in emotions research and nonverbal communication. In Telling Lies, he describes how our language, facial expressions, and the way we hold our bodies can be read to tell whether we are being honest or not. Fox TV has created a series inspired by Ekman 's work starring Tim Roth, of Reservoir Dogs and The Incredible Hulk, as Dr. Cal Lightman, who is hired by law enforcement agencies to spot deception and expose the truth in criminal investigations.

For this edition, Ekman has added a new chapter on his latest research. He has figured out the most important behavioral clues to deceit, developed a one-hour self-instructional program that trains people to observe and understand micro expressions, and done research that identifies the facial expressions that show if someone is likely to become violent. A self-instructional program to train recognition of these dangerous signals has also been developed.

Lie to Me premiered on January 28, 2009.

Emotions Revealed, Second Edition: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life

"A tour de force. If you read this book, you'll never look at other people in quite the same way again." - Malcolm Gladwell
Renowned psychologist Paul Ekman explains the roots of our emotions - anger, fear, disgust, sadness, and happiness - and shows how they cascade across our faces, providing clear signals to those who can identify the clues. As featured in Malcolm Gladwell's bestseller Blink, Ekman's Facial Action Coding System offers intense training in recognizing feelings in spouses, children, colleagues, even strangers on the street.

In Emotions Revealed, Ekman distills decades of research into a practical, mind-opening, and life-changing guide to reading the emotions of those around us. He answers such questions as: How does our body signal to others whether we are slightly sad or anguished, peeved or enraged? Can we learn to distinguish between a polite smile and the genuine thing? Can we ever truly control our emotions? Packed with unique exercises and photographs, and a new chapter on emotions and lying that encompasses security and terrorism as well as gut decisions, Emotions Revealed is an indispensable resource for navigating our emotional world.

Nonverbal Communication: Science and Applications

Edited by leading authorities on nonverbal behavior, this book examines state-of-the-art research and knowledge regarding nonverbal behavior and applies that scientific knowledge to a broad range of fields. It presents a true scientist-practitioner model, blending cutting-edge behavioral science with real-world practical experience. Part I provides up-to-date reviews of scientific knowledge concerning facial expressions, voice, body and gesture, cultural influences on nonverbal behavior, and deception.

In Part II, experienced practitioners describe how they use nonverbal communication in their work to improve accuracy and proficiency. This book is a valuable resource for students, practitioners, and professionals to discover the science behind the practice and to see how other professionals have incorporated nonverbal communication into practice.

Unmasking the Face: A Guide to Recognizing Emotions From Facial Expressions

Shows us the science behind the hit series "Lie to Me: the Truth is Written on our Faces"!

This is the only book helps you "read faces," and interpret their emotions, in an easy-to-read visual format. There are hundreds of illustrations which show how to tell what someone is experiencing. Great for viewers of "Lie to Me," people interested in understanding their friends and coworkers, and students in College and High School.
Dr. Paul Ekman, who is the basis for the character Cal Lightman in "Lie to Me," is the researcher who developed the new science of face recognition. There is a lot of media and popular interest in this work, as well as its use in the classroom.

"I've been familiar with Ekman's work for several years now; I have found nothing else that even comes close to [Unmasking the Face] providing the reader with the knowledge they need to master the science of reading the emotions of others by decoding their facial expressions. Ekman is the king!" - Vincent Harris

The Definitive Book of Body Language

It is a scientific fact that people's gestures give away their true intentions. Yet most of us don't know how to read body language - and don't realize how our own physical movements speak to others. Now the world's foremost experts on the subject share their techniques for reading body language signals to achieve success in every area of life.

Drawing upon more than thirty years in the field, as well as cutting-edge research from evolutionary biology, psychology, and medical technologies that demonstrate what happens in the brain, the authors examine each component of body language and give you the basic vocabulary to read attitudes and emotions through behavior.

Discover: How palms and handshakes are used to gain control, The most common gestures of liars, How the legs reveal what the mind wants to do, The most common male and female courtship gestures and signals, The secret signals of cigarettes, glasses, and makeup, The magic of smiles - including smiling advice for women, How to use nonverbal cues and signals to communicate more effectively and get the reactions you want.

Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception

People: friends, family members, work colleagues, salespeople; lie to us all the time. Daily, hourly, constantly. None of us is immune, and all of us are victims. According to studies by several different researchers, most of us encounter nearly 200 lies a day. Now there's something we can do about it. "Liespotting" links three disciplines - facial recognition training, interrogation training, and a comprehensive survey of research in the field--into a specialized body of information developed specifically to help business leaders detect deception and get the information they need to successfully conduct their most important interactions and transactions.

Some of the nation's leading business executives have learned to use these methods to root out lies in high stakes situations. "Liespotting" for the first time brings years of knowledge--previously found only in the intelligence community, police training academies, and universities--into the corporate boardroom, the manager's meeting, the job interview, the legal proceeding, and the deal negotiation.

Detecting Lies and Deceit: Pitfalls and Opportunities (Wiley Series in Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law)

Why do people lie? Do gender and personality differences affect how people lie? How can lies be detected? Detecting Lies and Deceit provides the most comprehensive review of deception to date. This revised edition provides an up-to-date account of deception research and discusses the working and efficacy of the most commonly used lie detection tools, including:* Behaviour Analysis Interview* Statement Validity Assessment* Reality Monitoring* Scientific Content Analysis* Several different polygraph tests* Voice Stress Analysis* Thermal Imaging* EEG-P300* Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) All three aspects of deception are covered: nonverbal cues, speech and written statement analysis and (neuro)physiological responses. The most common errors in lie detection are discussed and practical guidelines are provided to help professionals improve their lie detection skills. Detecting Lies and Deceit is a must-have resource for students, academics and professionals in psychology, criminology, policing and law.

What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

What you say is often far less important than how you say it. One of the harbingers of success is understanding how nonverbal cues such as body language, dress, and demeanor affect how you are perceived and understood. In this book Navarro, one of the leaders in nonverbal behaviours, demonstrates how to modify your subconscious statements to your greatest advantage and also read what other people are 'saying' nonverbally. These skills will increase your ability to accurately assess moods, decode behaviors, anticipate problems, avoid hidden pitfalls, influence negotiations, and understand the secret motivations of those around you.

For twenty-five years, Joe Navarro, M.A., worked with the FBI, both as an agent and supervisor in the area of counterintelligence and counterterrorism handling complex multinational investigations. He is presently an adjunct faculty member at the FBI's Counterintelligence Division where he teaches behavioral analysis and nonverbal communications.

Body Language: It's What You Don't Say That Matters

Body language matters. From getting a job to getting a pay rise, and from closing a deal to managing the people around you, it makes a big difference. Robert Phipps, one of the world's leading body language experts shows you how to make it work for you. Busting some of the biggest body language myths, Phipps shows how to read other people's body language and to use yours to succeed in business and life. Loaded with practical tips, this book covers everything you ever need to know about body language, in a variety of business situations:* Greetings* Meetings* Partings* Presentations* Negotiations* Motivation* Deception* Managing* Interviewing* Disciplining.

Robert Phipps was the resident body language expert on the Trisha show for seven years where he was known as "The Human Lie Detector". He has subsequently worked on Big Brother, This Morning and appeared in newspapers and magazines right through to the news on BBC, Sky, and GMTV, analysing celebrities, politicians and anyone else who finds themselves in the media spotlight.

The Micro Expressions Book for Business: How to read facial expressions for more effective negotiations, sales and recruitment

Imagine that from the first moment of a conversation you can see which emotions a person feels. This person's facial expressions will reveal you all the necessary information, whether to sign a contract, to offer a different price or to employ this person in your company. If you know also how to use our BLINK Conversation Technique, you will be able to adjust your words to what you see and become more successful in closing deals. Now think how much time you will save, time you've spent before on ineffective conversations with people that weren't interested.

Your negotiations, meetings and interviews will become more effective, if you start to explore the knowledge of Micro Expressions. These small facial muscle movements allow you to recognize seven basic emotions: anger, contempt, disgust, happiness, fear, sadness and surprise.

Unmasked: A Revealing Look at the Fascinating World of Body Language

If you have ever been interested in the fascinating world of body language and human behaviour, then this book is for you. Craig James Baxter has developed this useful, practical guide which will help you to become more adept at interpreting the gestures and behaviour of others. It will also help you to improve and refine your own body language to enable you to experience greater success both at work and in your relationships with others.

Craig will show you the importance of establishing baseline behaviours in the person whose body language you are observing so that you can be aware of when they are experiencing issues. He educates you on how to avoid certain pitfalls when reading body language and highlights how there are many surprising cultural differences that exist when analysing gestures. Through the use of case studies, Craig shows you how you can read the non-verbal behaviour of others in order to establish the truth in certain difficult situations.

To read more about Stu's book; True Lies: A Guide to Reading Faces, Interpreting Body Language and Detecting Deception in the Real World, click here.

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"It is important to remember that body language has a sender and a receiver - therefore interpretation of gestures can be subjective. Be aware that most body language interpretations and information should be considered anecdotal, unless confirmed by research. Also, the sender may not intend to portray a particular message; however the receiver may still unconsciously interpret the 'message' incorrectly." - Stu Dunn
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