Forensics: Junk Psych in Courts. Truth: Why You Can’t Spot a Liar Just by Looking

Cops think they can read your mind. Read their court testimony.

Psychologists say you can’t confirm deception by the way a person acts—but experts are zeroing in other methods that might actually work
— Read on www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-you-cant-spot-liar-just-looking-180977359/

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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1 Response to Forensics: Junk Psych in Courts. Truth: Why You Can’t Spot a Liar Just by Looking

  1. Gil Sapir says:

    There are a few short videos on Wired that talk about reading body language. They are narrated by a retired FBI agent.

    wired fbi body language – Bing

    https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=wired+fbi+body+language&qpvt=wired+fbi+body+language&FORM=VDRE

    On Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 6:22 PM FORENSICS and LAW in FOCUS @ CSIDDS | News and Trends wrote:

    > csidds posted: “Cops think they can read your mind. Read their court > testimony. Psychologists say you can’t confirm deception by the way a > person acts—but experts are zeroing in other methods that might actually > work — Read on http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-y” >

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