Psychology/detecting a lie


I think you could help me with this question.
how would you detect that a person is lying to you?
1.when the two of you are conversing in straight &
2.In a telephone ( i mean just by voice how to identify them)

I rarely observe how the person is conversing since i focus on only what they're saying.
If this question is out of your expertise/wrong category please help me in suggesting the correct category where the question should be put.
Thank you.


Thank you for submitting your question to me here at AllExperts! Communication in the West (Americas) is very complex and depends very little on the actual words spoken. It has been estimated that between 70% and 90% of the meaning of our conversations is non-verbal. That being said, you need to attend to the other aspects of the speakers presentation such as vocal tone, pitch, and fluency. You should also attend to their rate of speech, their facial expressions, and their body language. For more information search "Laura A Freberg"

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I specialize in clinical psychology with particular experience in clinical hypnosis, borderline personality disorder, LGBTQ, and aging. I have not worked with children for several years and would not feel comfortable answering child and adolescent based questions. My interests in adult psychology are fairly diverse, so please, sent me a question and lets see if I can help.


I have been working in the field of psychology, to some degree, since 1998. Initially, my work was more behaviorally based, but through my educational and training experiences, I have expanded to a more eclectic viewpoint. I have taught introductory psychology and have worked in college counseling. I have also studied hypnosis for several years, completing my dissertation on basic research in hypnosis. Finally, I completed my internship and residency in a transitional treatment program for young adults (18 - 16) with difficulty transitioning from home.

Doctor of Psychology 2009 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, Pennsylvania Master of Arts in Psychology 2002 MCP Hahnemann/Drexel University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 1997 Keuka College Keuka Park, New York

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