A body language tell of deceit is shown when someone is saying,"No" of denying an action or behavior with their words, but nodding yes with the head subconsciously in an indication of their true feelings. This happens because the limbic brain responds and the neocortex that thinking of and saying the lie can't catch it. My intern Sydney shows you this
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surprising to the audience, she offers a definite “I have never cheated in my husband." Notice however as she says this you can see her nodding her head ‘yes." even though she says with her words no.
We often convey our true feelings non-verbally regardless of what we do to hide it.
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