|We are smartest liars.|
Even though its a greatest gift to mankind, verbal communication has many drawbacks. Actually, all verbal languages came (or - supposed to come) into existence for accelerating exchange and spreading information to many by eradicating confusions, wrong guesses and false assumptions. If we consider this as a thumb rule then nonverbal expressions should match with verbal message that anyone conveys. This doesn't happens every time because thinking is an unique quality that gives us the power to control and manipulate true emotional expressions on purpose.
|Picking clue of distress|
Some of us are very good lie detectors because they can accurately pick nonverbal clues like fear, sadness, guilt or nervousness being suppressed by liars. We wonder about abilities of such persons but they've nothing but proven skills to monitor and interpret emotional expressions of others and more importantly - their own. Until one doesn't know how emotional expressions are (or - can be) manipulated.
1) Evolution of Nonverbal communication 2) "The expression of emotions in man and animals" 3) "Nonverbal" is alien way of communication? 4) Emotional Intelligence and Success 5) Women are body language experts 6) Unlimited potentials of Nonverbal Knowledge 7) Basic emotional expressions 8) Survival of communicator 9) My career saving lie detection 10) Recognizing emotional expressions: Scientific viewpoints 11) Are you a 'flying' terrorist?