You already have the original lie detectors: your eyes. You just haven’t been trained to use them to read the body language of lying. Enter former law enforcement agent Joe Navarro, an expert in nonverbal communication and the author of Clues to Deceit. To decipher signs of deception, he says, ask her questions and watch for any of the six discomfort cues below.
“You’re looking for biological tics originating in her survival instinct to protect herself,” says Navarro. “It’s like connecting the dots.”
Jan 18, 2013