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  1. 1.
  2. 2. What Does He Feel?<br />
  3. 3. ?<br />Tell the Differences!<br />?<br />
  4. 4. How about this one?<br />
  5. 5. ?<br />?<br />
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  9. 9. American Crime/Detection TV Seriesthat ran on the Network from January 2009-2011.<br />
  10. 10. created by Samuel Baum, who also served as the show’s Head Writer for the 3 seasons. He was succeeded as the Showrunnerby Shawn Ryan during the Second Season.<br />
  11. 11. The whole show revolves around Dr. Cal lightmanand his colleagues as they run “The Lightman Group”,a private organization aimed to help third parties solve their investigations through interpreting microexppresions<br />
  12. 12. characters<br />
  13. 13. Dr. Cal Lightmanis a British scientist who specializes in the use of body languageand microexpressions. <br />
  14. 14. He formed “The Lightman Group”, a private company aimed TO assist investigations of federal law through applied psychology. <br />
  15. 15. The character is based on Dr. Paul EKMAN, a psychologist and expert on body language and facial expressions at University of California, San Francisco.<br />
  16. 16. Dr. Gillian Foster is a gifted, well-rounded psychologist able to read people through their words and voices. <br />She also is capable of conveying subtle expressions but not as insightfully as Dr. Lightman. <br />
  17. 17. She is Lightman’sprofessional partner and also his second hand.<br />
  18. 18. Eli lokeris one of the lead researchers of the LightmanGroup (VIDEO ANALYSIS). <br />One of the educated employees, he learned how to apply microexpressions through practice. <br />
  19. 19. He adheres to Radical Honesty, to explain his unusual sense for telling the truth even if it makes him seem rude.<br />
  20. 20. Ria Torres is one of the rare “naturals” when it comes to reading people using involuntary body language.<br />
  21. 21. she’s been referred to as a protEgEwith Dr. Lightman as the mentor. <br />she is envied by Lightman because of her innate abilities; Abilities which Lightman had to learn for years. <br />
  22. 22. Emily is the precocious 16 yr old Daughter of divorced Cal and Zoe Lightman. <br />
  23. 23. most of the time, seen in The Lightman group’s office to help out her Dad and/or to provide company<br />
  24. 24. sometimes exposed to cases that her dad’s team investigates. Consequently, she picks up some techniques of her Dad in reading people<br />
  25. 25. Generally, she is well-behaved despite her experiencing some normal teenage issues<br />
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  28. 28. Character development - a way of focusing on each character’s techniques and personas before the plot thickens and becomes more complex<br />to<br />Lie<br />me<br />
  29. 29. one of the main techniques used by authors for centuries. Knowing the characters well may make the action a bit slow at first but it makes remainder of the story so much more enjoyable.<br />to<br />Lie<br />me<br />
  30. 30. first half of the first season shows the four central characters divided into two crimes per episode - arranged as a segue into each of the characters personality, introduction on the way they handle certain cases<br />to<br />Lie<br />me<br />
  31. 31. It’s notable how some crimes reflect that of the detective’s personal life, evidently seen in Episode 10 of the first season “Better Half”<br />to<br />Lie<br />me<br />
  32. 32. Moreover, in Episode 08 – Depraved Heart, it was revealed that Dr. Lightman’s reason for focusing on microexpressions was due to his mother’s unobserved desire to commit suicide .<br />to<br />Lie<br />me<br />
  33. 33. DR. Lightman<br />A SCIENTIFIC DETECTIVE<br />
  34. 34. Obviously, Dr. Lightman came from the scientific world. <br />
  35. 35. uses scienceto determine whether the person is lying or telling the truth, eventually solving the crime<br />
  36. 36. The way he relates with other people and colleagues, & investigates his crimes; similar to Sherlocksrelationship with Watson<br />The way he distances himself from the world; knowledge of crimes is limited by newspaper clippings, the same way Lightman, although more interactive, is generally approached by third parties to help investigate as an independent investigator<br />The way Lightman views Truth over Facts. It is somehow a moral issue for him.<br />He is not really the most respectful and polite person on the planet, AAevidentin the way he interacts with people, just like Spade who is generally described as hostile and bastos<br />