Deception Tips Video 47 — Watch The Legs

Hey guys, my name is Spencer Coffman. Thank you for watching the deception tips videos, they’re all about teaching you how to read people and detect deception so that you will be able to tell if someone is lying to you. Today, we are talking about a really good deception tip that is going to give you a better idea of where to look when you’re watching for deception.

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This is about watching a specific area of the body because more expressions will happen in certain areas of the body than the others. To give you a hint, it’s not the face, so even though the face is considered one of the most expressive parts of the body, it is also one of the most hidden parts of the body.

People know that when they talk to each other or when they’re looking at each other they are told from the time they’re little to the time they get older to maintain eye contact, look someone in the eye when I’m speaking to you. Why aren’t you looking at my face? Why don’t you look at me when I speak to you? All of those questions are instilled in us from a little kid to an adult.

So, we are trained to watch someone’s face, we’re trained to look them in the eye, this is why when we lie, we automatically mask the face more than the rest of the body. So, that’s what we’re doing and essentially, you need to look at other areas of the body to find this deception or this leakage that the unconscious is trying so hard to push out.

So, here it is, deception tip number 47. Legs may be one of the best indicators of nonverbal behavior. When routing out a liar, keep an eye on the legs. If you remember way back in deception tip number 30, it was called bounce the legs where liars may bounce their legs. They may bounce one leg or if they’re really excited or stress or tense you may see both legs going up and down like a double bass moving.

They’re going to bounce those legs to release that stress, tension, and anxiety to let it all go. Another tip that we talked about, this was episode number 37, it was called mask the face where we discussed how the face is masked more than the rest of the body for that simple…

Body Language Tips By Spencer Coffman

Published author and YouTube creator dedicated to teaching you how to read people and detect deception.