Excerpts taken from Dr. Paul Ekman’s scientific autobiography, “Nonverbal Messages: Cracking the Code” (p. 237-239) When is it a lie? Many of signs of lying have been identified, but are not shown by everyone. Their absence does not mean a person is truthful, but their presence, especially when there are multiple different types of signs (e.g., a fragment of a shrug … [Read more...] about Signs of Lying: What micro expressions can and can’t tell us
The following excerpt about constructive anger is taken from the book of dialogue between the Dalai Lama and myself, entitled Emotional Awareness (2009). Having just reread it, I found nothing to change; I still believe it raises the right question, makes a useful suggestion and offers a practice to learn it. It is only when life itself is threatened (our own or that of others) … [Read more...] about “Constructive Anger” Excerpt from Emotional Awareness
Authors: John R. Schafer, Joe Navarro Publisher: Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd; 2 edition Paperback: 192 pages This updated and expanded new edition continues the theme of the first edition of emphasizing the interviewing skills that are critical for solving criminal investigations, obtaining information, and developing intelligence. This book is structured … [Read more...] about Advanced Interviewing Techniques
Look inside your kitchen cabinet and odds are you have a collection of old friends gazing back at you — the Quaker Oats man, the Sun-Maid girl, Aunt Jemima and maybe a Keebler elf or two. The reason they are there may have more do with your subconscious craving for eye contact than the taste of the products. In a study published last month in the journal Environment and … [Read more...] about Psst. Look Over Here
This story began with a simple question: if a facial recognition system processes a lot of pictures of a child, will it recognize that person when he or she grows up? If I were to upload all my childhood photos to Facebook (or some future Facebook), could a biometric identification system link the button-nosed, round-cheeked child with a bowl cut to my adult face, which has … [Read more...] about Computers See Your Face as a Child. Will They Recognize You as an Adult?