Course curriculum

  • 1

    Overview and Background

    • Introduction to the Course

    • The Truth About Lying: An Overview

    • What Is a Science Based Approach?

    • Truth About Lying Quiz

  • 2

    The 6 Steps of Lie Detection

    • Introduction to the 6 Steps of Lie Detection

    • The Basics of Lying

    • 6 Steps of Lie Detection

    • Importance of Rapport

    • 6 Steps of Lie Detection Quiz

  • 3

    Decoding the Face

    • Why Reading the Face Is Important for Lie Detection

    • Microexpressions

    • Microexpression Examples

    • Lensing: A Lie Detector's Greatest Enemy

    • A Lying Face

    • Lying and the Eyes

    • The Face Recap

    • The Face and Lying

  • 4

    Lie Detection and Body Language

    • Introduction to Lie Detection and Body Language

    • Foundations of Body Language

    • How the Brain Views the Body

    • Lying Legs and Feet

    • Lying Torso Behavior

    • Lying Arms and Hands

    • Lie Detection Example

    • Summary and Review of Body Language and Lying

    • Body Language and Lie Detection

  • 5

    Vocal Cues to Deecption

    • Vocal Cues to Deception Introduction

    • Vocal Cues to Deception

    • Vocal Cues Summary and How to Use Voice for Rapport Building

    • Vocal Cues to Deception Quiz

  • 6

    Common Lying Red Flags

    • Introduction to Common Clues to Deceit

    • Most Common Lying Red Flags

    • How to Encourage Truth

    • Common Lying Red Flags Recap

    • Red Flag Challenge

    • Common Lying Clues Quiz

  • 7

    Final Notes

    • Course Take-Aways

    • Bachelorette Challenge Re-Visited

    • Lance and Oprah Challenge Re-Visited

    • Bonus: Britney Spears Lying

    • Practice

    • A Final Note

  • 8

    Get the Book!

    • Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People

    • Links