Body language of a liar


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Body language of a liar

  1. 1. BODY LANGUAGE OF TELLING THE TRUTH In order to understand Start the interview how someone behaves process with general when they lie, you questions, this will must first understand build a baseline the body language For example they exhibit when  How was your drive in? telling the truth  How is the weather outside?  Did you find the place ok?
  2. 2. BODY LANGUAGE OF TELLING THE TRUTH Stick to questions that someone would not generally lie about Observe the body language of the candidate when they are telling the truth
  3. 3. BODY LANGUAGE OF TELLING THE TRUTH Once you have established a baseline and have observed the body language of them telling the truth then you can begin your interview and watch for the hints
  4. 4. BODY LANGUAGE MY THS OF LIARS It is easy to spot a liar Eye aversion is indicative of deception People mistake pacifying behaviours for signs of lying:  nose touching  mouth covering  eye closing  high pitched voice  neck touching  hand wringing  facial touching
  5. 5. ABOUT MICRO EXPRESSIONS  Micro expressions:  Micro expressions are those subtle things that we do with our body, that we do not know that we do give hints to the observer about whether or not what we are saying in truthful.  They can completely contradict the impression you’re trying to create by what you're saying
  6. 6. ABOUT MICRO EXPRESSIONS  When lying someone may pull back the small muscles around the mouth this shows signs of stress, simultaneously another micro expression with be raising of the eye brows also signifying stress.  Let’s say you ask the interview question : tell us about a time when things went wrong when doing a project at work? The person answers the question but after each sentence a very subtle sly smile appears, they do not know that they are doing this and are probably lying and happy that you to believe it.
  8. 8. SIGNS OF LYING  If you pay close attention to what people’s actions are aside from what they say some other actions will become clear to you as well, examples are:  Someone may say yes when responding to a question but nod their head side to side meaning no, this is a subtle sign that this person is being untruthful  When lying someone may do what is called the turtle, which is lift their shoulders and bring their neck down into their chest
  9. 9.  Rubbing neck , tapping finger s, looking at watch, position something between you and them, sitting to the side of the chair and keeping their fingers crossed  Signs that someone is uncomfor table would be:  Positioning of their knees towards the door  Under or over productive saliva  A person’s blink rate slows down when lying and stays low throughout the lie and then it increases rapidly after the lie  Fidgeting feet, shuffling feet around each other or around furniture.