Spot a Liar
Can you pick out the body language signs of lying? Unless you are dealing with a psychopath, there are signs that indicate someone is trying to hide the truth. This slideshow offer tips on how to spot those signs.
Body Language Signs of Lying
A person who is lying may speak at a higher pitch than normal, so be aware that a sudden change in the way someone speaks is a red flag for lying.
A liar's body may stiffen up as he makes a false statement. Suddenly crossing the arms may indicate the person is feeling like he needs to shield himself.
An individual who covers his or her mouth while speaking may be lying.
Touching Nose or Face
Hands touching the nose or the face may also indicate deception.
Tightness Around the Lips
Look for tightness in the mouth area as a sign of lying.
Someone who turns his or her palms away from you or who closes his or her hands may also be lying.
Decipher the Clues to Lying
Now that you know the body language signs of lying, can you put the clues together when you are speaking to someone?For more information about lying, check out Compulsive Lying in Children.