Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Body Language Analysis 4121: Roy Moore's Far Too Frequent Expression - Nonverbal and Emotional Intelligence (PHOTO)

This expression should raise your red flags - even if you're an Alabama Republican. It was taken on Saturday, 11 November 2017 in Birmingham. Roy Moore is, of course, a candidate for the US Senate. After The Washington Post raised allegations of sexual misconduct with minors, Mr. Moore defended his case before an audience and cameras.

In your efforts to learn nonverbal behavior, always hold the following Nonverbal Axiom with a top-of-mind awareness:

When confronted with an accusation, whilst refuting the charges, if the accused contracts and elevates their central forehead and central (medial) eyebrows (even with low frequency), while simultaneously configuring their mouth in a "pseudo-smile"- with very high probability they are lying

(This is but one form of a "pseudo-smile"- with the mouth corners up-turned - in a configuration kept while speaking - regardless of the word being pronounced - and it adds to the unnaturalness. This Is NOT a sincere smile - it's NOT a true smile.) 

Learn to recognize this expression - even in its subtlest forms - without fail - for it's an extremely reliable predictor of deception/insincerity.

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See also:

Body Language Analysis No. 4120: Robert Mueller's Nonverbal Metaphor

Body Language Analysis No. 4118: Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump meet at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit

Body Language Analysis No. 4116: Carey Mulligan and American Accents

Body Language Analysis No. 4114: Robert Mueller, Critical Evaluation, and the Double-L

Body Language Analysis No. 4099: Lee Harvey Oswald, Jack Ruby, and Jim Leavelle

Body Language Analysis No. 4087: Harrison Ford Accidentally Punches Ryan Gosling in the Face - Blade Runner 2049

Body Language Analysis No. 4056: Ed Sheeran and a Hesitancy to Disclose

Body Language Analysis No. 4014: Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Donald Trump, and Healthcare

Nonverbal Communication Analysis No. 3911: Simone Biles gets Pranked on "Ellen"