Published on Apr 19, 2017
Mark Bouton, an FBI agent for 30 years and author of “How to Spot Lies Like the FBI,” tells Business Insider that being able to read facial expressions to detect lies can be beneficial even if you’re not conducting criminal investigations, he says.
Here are some of the facial expressions Bouton suggests looking out for.
Someone will lie to you today. Do you have the skills to detect it? In How to Spot Lies Like the FBI, veteran FBI agent Mark Bouton shows you how to perceive when someone is trying to trick you by interpreting his body language, facial expressions, and verbal “tells.” Bouton uses photographs and specific examples of how detecting lies helped him nab killers, kidnappers, bank robbers, con men, and bombers. The same techniques can help you spot when family, friends, lovers, salesmen, and repairmen are trying to deceive you. This knowledge will enrich your enjoyment of life and take the doubt out of your relationships.