Former FBI Agent Explains How to Read Body Language | Tradecraft | WIRED

Former FBI agent and body language expert Joe Navarro breaks down the various ways we communicate non-verbally. What does it mean when we fold our arms? Why do we interlace our fingers? Can a poker player actually hide their body language?

Check out Joe's book "The Dictionary of Body Language"
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Former FBI Agent Explains How to Read Body Language | Tradecraft | WIRED

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  • I have progressing nerve damage, and I do a lot of these things when I think about how I can't feel something.

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  • Justifying your large payouts. Right?

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  • Hopefully my mom doesn’t see this video

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  • don't know if I believe all of this, especially when he's "analyzing" paid actors meeting for the "first" time. Still interesting enough I suppose.

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  • Guys full of it.

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  • Okay guys its not like you cant say the N word because everybody has a right to speak but if you said the N word it would be highly disrespectful thatd what they called slaves back then. A couple of kids joked about it the N word right in front of my face and act like they were slaves and joking around

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  • 6:58 You feeling a little threatened there bud?

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  • It's all about confession. Get as many people as possible to confess. Doesn't matter if they are actually guilty or not.

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  • This guy is dripping with Parkinson's and the entire video looks like an Apple advertisement.

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  • "we choose our mates by the non-verbals"

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  • I get weirded out when old men speak like young men

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  • Imma weaponize making people uncomfortable 😂😂😂😂

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  • you are now manually breathing! your welcome. send my fbi application in the mail.

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  • Another 'why TF in my recommendation?' thing! Nevermind

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  • So what about Asian cultures that don't do handshakes that often. Japan its usually a tilt of the head and handshaking upon meeting is more of a business practice adopted because of Western practices.

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  • so a spy got citizenship but didnt know how to hold flowers ?? what countries holds flowers upside down?

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  • I grab my hair non-stop. I braid it and untagle small sections of it when I'm under pressure as much as when I'm alone, reading. What does that meeeeeeaaaan???

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  • For sure his own behavior is on purpose

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  • Your perception on people, maybe you should stop stalking innocent victims for the elite.

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  • plot twist: the fbi agent is the murder

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  • i do all those things when i talk to someone

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  • Fbi in the 90's: reads body language Fbi in 2019: reads peoples private messages

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  • He's a real life Toby (Please don't let me be the only one who knows this reference)

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  • He got me at the flower holding, it's True here in Sweden for example

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  • what an easy high paying job

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  • I can tell when someone is lying without the person touching their nose or covering their mouth if you do too like ⬇

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  • This idiot is hilarious he probably tells the flowers story every 2 mins I guess I'm European cause that's how I carry my flowers

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  • Crossing arms meaning something is discussed in social psychology and isn't a myth. Of course it doesn't always mean someone is uncomfortable, there are many variables to consider.

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  • I believe the game that probably most people commenting on this video would have is it that to be rewarded such information and then continue not to improve, could very well just categorize yourself as hostel or the willingness to adapt. I do Intel when individuals choose ideals while processing the system's functions to auto correct any undesirable outcomes.

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    • Anyone process.

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  • J.P.'s lecture "the mask you wear in public. the false persona" should also include the information processed after watching this video. p.s. thank you

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  • you know you did each thing after he said it

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  • Weird thing about crossing my arms, I do it all the time in public just because its comfortable.

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  • When he talked about blinking.. I started to focus on my blinks and It was annoying! :'D

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  • But I touch my nose when I feel nervous and I force a smile when I lie.

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  • *shaking my foot while watching this* *immediately stops after he talks about it*

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  • This is why I have Bangs

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  • These are great funny comments I like your guys's Style thank you very much

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  • What if an fbi agent catches another fbi agent cause of they're body language on accident

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  • Thank you for dispelling stupid myths about crossing your arms and looking up and touching your nose.

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  • what if i played poker wearing an arc welding helmet? would that disguise my "tells"? I guess i need to keep the lens up.

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  • So people watching is a career. Sign me up

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  • Nice movie. However you can learn about workouts more. Just google for Unflexal instructions.

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  • Its bull crap. Especially if its Mueller, Comey or Wray. Even if the person is telling the truth and are innocent theyll come up with a fake dossier and youll go down for whatever they made up you did.

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  • how would you read a professional profiler disquised...when on purpose...a certain persauna and emotion is induced on purpose to throw off the true base intention and its underlining hidden outcome to achieve....?

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  • Who likes poker?

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  • Fantastic.

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  • Individuals with ASD must really throb out professionals like this.

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  • Jokes on you. I've evolved to the point that I only need to blink once every 3 minutes. This has been a natural adaption, so that my body can read ID-vision comments in even the harshest of environments for extended periods of time.

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  • Those aren't his shoes. My interpretation of his non-verbal behavior is that those shoes, and perhaps the suit as well, were lent to him by the producer.

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  • Me: *sees FBI personnel* Also me: *becomes nervous for no reason* FBI Agent: aha! He's our target!

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  • I wish his name was Joe Navarc We were on the cusp of greatness. We were *this* close.

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  • All this because we have bad noses and can not smell one another

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  • I say we all start holding our flowers upside down, just to throw these fuckers off. 😂

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  • Note to self: carry flowers by the stock, upright.

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  • body language joe navarro

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  • For women they are usually blocking their stomachs. Insecurity

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  • When I cross my feet it either means I have to pee or I need to move and stretch my ankles.

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  • What if one has Parkinson's?

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  • Ok I automatically study other people's body language, how do I enter such a career path?

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  • I can tell the FBI agent, is comfortable talking about this subject by the way his foot is. 😀

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  • No , I just had an itch .

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  • meanwhile: *people with anxiety exists*

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  • Imagine the FBI and SWAT team raiding your house because of the way you held flowers😂 this is why I have anxiety

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    • @Emperor Molari Thumb, first then middle finger.

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    • How do you display the number three on you fingers?

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  • what about looking up to the left side when you invite a teenage girl to somewhere?

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    • I thought looking to the upper left meant you were recalling something? Wait...;-;wat

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  • This is awesome, one of my favorite classes in college was nonverbal.

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  • I feel attacked!!

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  • T. Rex arms @ 5:50.

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  • He searched for spies?

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  • No wonder the fbi sucks, this is little more than 10th grade psychology class.

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  • "body language" is a FRAUD, without any scientific background. Unless it is an arbitrary association between a significant gesture and a signified meaning, such as gestural languages if the deaf.

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