Former FBI Agent Explains How to Detect Lying & Deception | Tradecraft | WIRED

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there are a number of myths about

deception detection people believe that

if someone looks away or gaze aversion

is an indicator of deception or bringing

the hand to the mouth or the jaw that

could also be an indicator of deception

or grooming gestures like fixing their

hair or settling the clothing and so

forth or fidgeting in your chair all

those things are potential indicators of

deception but there's no universal

indicator of deception


criminal behavioral analysis is the

umbrella term that covers all the work

that we did at the FBI's Behavioral

Analysis Unit that includes criminal

profiling active listening interview and

interrogation and deception detection we

also study teach consult on and conduct

investigative interviews investigative