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  • Copyright: 2012-06-17
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It doesn t take mind reading superpowers to be able to tell when someone is lying but it does take special skills and a little practice. In Detect Deceit, David Craig, an international expert in undercover operations, provides readers with an easy-to-follow guide on applying lie detection skills to your everyday life. From bargaining, making a purchase, or dealing with children, to the more serious issues of negotiating a contract or identifying infidelity, Craig delivers simple but effective tips and techniques we can all use to see behind the fa'ade and get to the truth.Split into three parts, the book looks at the nature of lying and how to detect lies, and includes an easy reference section that summarizes all the main points. Lying is a normal part of human communication and sometimes is necessary to protect someone s feelings, but there are also hurtful lies meant to deceive. You can t always rely on what comes out of someone s mouth. With fullcolor photographs and practical examples, Detect Deceit provides anyone with the tools to be a human lie detector. The mystery of what a person is really thinking is finally unlocked in this fascinating and informative book.

Author Biography

Dr. David Craig is an international expert in undercover operations and lie-detection techniques. He has conducted extensive international research in undercover programs in the United States (FBI, DEA, U.S. Customs), Canada (RCMP), the United Kingdom (Scotland Yard, National and Scottish Crime Squad), and the Netherlands (Politie).

Table of Contents

Introductionp. viii
Understanding Liesp. 1
The Nature of Lyingp. 2
Other-Focused Liesp. 3
Self-Focused Liesp. 5
To Protect from Embarrassmentp. 6
To Make a Positive Impressionp. 6
To Gain an Advantagep. 7
To Avoid Punishmentp. 8
Summary of Main Pointsp. 10
The Nature of Lie Detection: How Good Are We-Naturally?p. 11
Summary of Main Pointsp. 26
Detecting Liesp. 27
The Lying Responsep. 29
Emotional Responsep. 29
Sympathetic Nervous Responsep. 30
Cognitive Response-a Counter-measurep. 30
The Lying Responsep. 34
Summary of Main Pointsp. 36
Lie-Detection Process-It's Magic!p. 37
Motivationp. 38
Ask Control Questions-Establish a Behavioral Baselinep. 38
Guilt Questions-Ask the Guilt Questionsp. 41
Indicators-Are There Lying Indicators in Clue Clusters?p. 42
Check Again-Re-examinep. 42
Magic in Actionp. 44
Summary of Main Pointsp. 52
Lying Signsp. 54
It's Written All Over the Facep. 56
The Eyesp. 56
The Nose Knowsp. 71
The Mouthp. 73
Micro-expressions-Flashes of Falsehoodp. 81
Confusion Between Micro-expressionsp. 91
A Body of Liesp. 93
Speaking with Forked Tonguep. 108
Summary of Main Pointsp. 114
Go For It!p. 116
Easy Referencep. 117
The Nature of Lying: Summary of Main Pointsp. 118
The Nature of Lie Detection: Summary of Main Pointsp. 119
The Lying Response: Summary of Main Pointsp. 120
Lie-Detection Processes-It's Magic: Summary of Main Pointsp. 122
Lying Signs: Summary of Main Pointsp. 124
Lying Signs: Easy Reference Listp. 126
Lying Signs: Image Reference Guidep. 128
Micro-expressions: Image Reference Guidep. 134
Handy Hints-Parents and Teachersp. 137
Handy Hints-Recruitment Interviewing and Negotiationp. 141
Referenced Material and Endnotesp. 145
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