Life provides turning points of many kinds, but the most powerful of all may be character-revealing moments.
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An ex-FBI agent on deception, espionage, interrogation, and reading people.
Joe Navarro M.A.
Here are some clues to how our spatial needs vary with time, age, emotions, and circumstances and how we assess others for their personal comfort zone.
Nonverbal communication is useful in many areas, but when it comes to detecting deception, it is time to be honest.
Ever wondered what it is like to live with someone or to be ruled by someone who is both a malignant narcissist and is also paranoid? Here are behavioral traits to watch out for.
Our feet and legs often reflect our confidence, fears, thoughts, feelings, and desires. Often neglected by researchers, they are invaluable in the study of nonverbal communications
How sexual predators take advantage of institutions to corral their victims.
We hear the terms all the time, but what is the difference?
After every horrific event we look for motives. Sometimes what we should be looking for are pathologies.
At the foundation of all great relationships whether at home or at work lies trust.
A look at how the narcissistic personality sees the world around them and how they make us feel.
The salesperson says, "Believe me." Should you? Some thoughts from the forensic files.
With all the inquiries about foreign intelligence and the Russians, here are the questions I would ask as a former counterintelligence agent.
The Three A's of Making Friends and Getting Along.
Why study nonverbals? Because as you will see, they matter more than we think.
Too often we talk about politicians talking to Russian as though there were no threat—there is always a threat with Putin in charge.
Valuable lessons in dealing with those suffering from Alzheimer's.
Sometimes the most fleeting ephemeral behaviors are the ones that reveal what is really in the heart and the mind.
The face sometimes reveals multiple emotions at once—here is a look at emotional asymmetry of the face.
When there is more than suspicion in a relationship—the dangers of the paranoid personality in a relationship
How can you recognize an emotionally unstable personality before he or she harms you?
Everyone has advice for best behaviors to use in meetings—here are ten suggestions that are not often discussed yet are highly influential.
What do many mass murderers have in common? Something many see but fail to recognize in advance.
We have all experienced the nervousness and anxiety of having to speak in public. Here are ten easy ways professional speakers overcome the jitters.
We average 20 mass murders a year—what can be done?
Why do we do tongue juts - they don't really benefit us? Perhaps there is a benefit - honesty.
Traveling to Paris? Here is a little insight into social greetings.
Why exercising social intelligence matters and why it can dominate a news cycle
The predators that join mass movements and terrorist organizations
Don't let family members ruin your holiday festivities.
When bosses make us feel bad - even sick - but we don't know why: This 20 item checklist will help.
How Narcissists view themselves - 12 surprising answers
Joe Navarro is a former FBI Counterintelligence Agent and is the author of What Every Body is Saying. He is an expert on nonverbal communications and body language.