Practical application – Examples and Lie Detection Techniques.
According to a meta-analysis of 253 studies of people distinguishing truths from lies, the overall accuracy is just 53 percent- not much better than flipping a coin. Thanks to methods developed by the FBI and world-known psychologists Paul Ekman and DaviD Matsumoto, we are now able to detect up to 75% or even 95% cases of lying.
From the neurophysiology point of view non-verbal message is closely connected with verbal one so, naturally, our words are mirrored by our gestures. Incoherency of the two sources of communication exposes a conflict in mind and may indicate a lie or dishonesty
Lying provokes certain physiological processes and changes (however, it may not be a case when it comes to psychopaths and sociopaths who do not understand nor feel emotions in a typical way)
In order not to be easily influenced by false impressions, manipulation or deception, it is essential to learn mechanisms which take place in our brains and bodies.
- Exercises of applying new knowledge into daily habit;
- Analysis of interviews and photos.
- Video recordings.