Former FBI Agent Explains How to Read Body Language | Tradecraft | WIRED



Former FBI agent and body language expert Joe Navarro breaks down the various ways we communicate non-verbally. What does it mean when we fold our arms? Why do we interlace our fingers? Can a poker player actually hide their body language?

Check out Joe’s book “The Dictionary of Body Language”

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31 Comments

  1. I truly believe that true comedians of this world are in youtube comment section xD

  2. I'm pretty sure that my father was using these techniques when he was questioning us as children about who made the mess in the living room.

  3. I do almost all of these things without thinking, even when I'm not lying or anything, I just do it idk

  4. okay so if an FBI agent asks someone with anxiety any questions, then this just invalidates everything

  5. Comments: his kids are gonna have a hard time lying

    Me: I don't think he's married I don't see a ring (could be blind) and often people with riskier jobs have a harder time maintaining relations ships
    Also me: I feel like parents can tell when there kids are lying pretty well anyways

  6. Flower carrying, writing a 7 with a dash, reverse nodding, bad grammar, shady holydays etc. is not body language, it’s just cultural differences…

  7. "crossing you arms is about self-soothing"
    me, just trying to make my chest look smaller: yeah- yeah totally… totally why im doing this…

  8. i just do all of this because i’m anxious 😂 i feel like even if i was innocent they’d think i wasn’t bc of that

  9. That's why I never Lie – I always speak my mind and it's always the Truth hands up – Or maybe Down.

  10. Is it bad that I would love to have someone like this just like watch me and tell me what my mannerisms say about me???😂😂

  11. Anyone ever do this insecurity thing?:
    walking to class
    accidentally in wrong location
    pulls out phone to pretend you got a text
    changes direction and puts phone away

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