How to Read People

Size up strangers, understand lovers, and decode body language like a pro.

The Once-Over

By Carlin Flora
Can you trust first impressions?

Want to Know If Someone Likes You?

By Norman Li M.B.A., Ph.D.
There's a funny way to tell...

The Ultimate Guide to Body Language

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Silent signals from head to toe.

Marked for Mayhem

By Chuck Hustmyre, Jay Dixit
Many of us unwittingly give off signals that mark us as easy targets.

Are You a Narcissist? 6 Sure Signs of Narcissism

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
"I know best" and "It's all about me" suggest narcissisitc non-listening.

How to Test Your Empathy

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
Empathy comes more naturally to some than to others.

Reading Bodies, Touching Minds

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
We are wired to read each other's minds - here's how.

Can People Tell When You're Depressed?

By Donna Barstow
Yes, but only if you wear this.

A How-To Guide for Boosting Your Mind-Reading Powers

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
You don’t have to be a psychic to read someone’s mind.

Reading Body Language: It’s Not Easy, But You Can Improve

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Can you learn body language and how?

'Come Hither' Hidden in a Handshake?

By Seth Slater M.F.A.
Subtle are the gestures that set us into motion

Is Sexual Infidelity Written On Your Face?

By Gad Saad Ph.D.
I don’t like your face…you’re a skirt chaser!

If You Watch ‘Lie to Me,’ Will You Become More Successful at Detecting Lies?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Truth or hype in the science of lie-detection?

Friendship and Football

By Madora Kibbe
A new way to think about your friends, Ravens and 49ers included.