Truth About Lying:
How to Spot a Lie and Protect Yourself from
The Truth About Lying
offers strategies to the average
person for learning how to spot a liar and how to get to the
truth. It discusses the verbal and physical cues that normally
accompany a lie. It also offers tips about deciphering
inconsistencies in a person's behavior, the five reaction
behaviors that can mask deception, and more.
Communication skills can make a big difference in whether
people tell you the truth or not. Knowing when to ask the next
question, the behaviors that signal when the whole story isn't
being told and what questions to ask can help you cut through
deception and lying so you can have confidence in your
Based on the same methods used by law enforcement professionals,
but appropriate for everyday interactions, these skills and
techniques can be applied in almost every situation:
- hiring a nanny or household worker
- working with an employee
- negotiating with a salesperson or service provider
- dealing with a teenager
- communicating in a romantic relationship
Walters' strategies will improve relationships and communication
by teaching how to spot a liar and, more importantly, how to get
to the truth.
SourceBooks, Inc. has just announced a
fourth printing of
Stan's popular book, The Truth About Lying. The
book, already published in English, German, Slovene and Chinese
will be available in Portuguese!
of Kinesic Interview
Explores the complex challenges of basic and advanced interview
and interrogation techniques, focusing on determining behavior
from body language, speech, and written statements. For all level
of law enforcement dealing with suspects, victims, and witnesses,
attorneys, psychologists, police academy students, and private
How do you interpret a person's behavior during their
interview? Some people say it's an innate quality that can't be
taught. But anyone who's read Stan Walters' Principles of
Kinesic Interview and Interrogation knows that is FALSE. The
overwhelming success of the first edition and the numerous success
stories credited to the book prove that the art of kinesic
interview, or behavioral analysis, is indeed learnable, and
Walters shows you how to master it.
- Why are some interviewers more successful than others?
- Why do certain techniques work only part of the time?
- Why did the
- Why didn't he confess?
With information based on
firsthand observations from over 900 interviews and
interrogations, Principles of Kinesic Interview and Interrogation, provides insight into how people behave during interviews, what their
behaviors reveal, and why they exhibit those mannerisms.
- Extensive references, including law enforcement
magazines, peer reviewed scientific journals, articles, papers,
- 50% more high quality photographs depicting
various nonverbal symptoms described within the text
- Coverage of
the advances in the area of kinesic statement analysis, with more
background information and representative examples
- Discussion of
the phenomenon of false confessions, including contributing
factors and avoiding pitfalls
- A new chapter addressing the basic
concepts of interview and interrogation, making the book more
rounded and suitable for beginners
- A short section on
schizophrenia, brain disease, clinical depression, and suicidal
personalities and their behaviors
Explore the complex challenges
of basic and advanced interview and interrogation techniques.
Determine behavior from body language, speech, and written
statements. Thousands of readers gained invaluable skills from the
first edition. With the techniques presented in Principles of
Kinesic Interview and Interrogation, you too can
discover the key to successful interview and interrogation.