A former FBI agent analyzes the body language of infamous mobsters

Joe Navarro is a body language expert and a former FBI agent. In this Wired video, he explains the body language and facial expressions of mobsters like Bugsy Siegel, Mickey Cohen, and John Dillinger.

See also: A former FBI spy catcher shows how to read body language

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Watch this student's perfect eye-roll behind right-wing speaker during Brexit debate

Nothing says "What bullshit!" better than a perfect eye-roll. And 21-year-old student Harriet Ellis said just that to right-wing Nigel Farage, with a perfect roll of her eyes during a Brexit debate yesterday. She punctuated her eye-roll with a subtle "I can't believe this" shake of her head. Her tweet about it went viral, receiving 46,000 likes so far.

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Body language expert analyzes Stormy Daniels' appearance on 60 Minutes

Dr. Jack Brown is a body language expert. On his site Bodylanguagesuccess.com, the Las Vegas physician shares his analyses of the nonverbal communication exhibited by people in topical videos.

I've been reading his site for sometime now and I think he does an incredible job explaining what can be seen by really looking at someone's oh-so-telling body language, esp. their micro-expressions.

So, it was with delight to see that he gave his insight on Sunday night's Stormy Daniels' interview on 60 Minutes.

In short, Brown says Daniels exhibits a high "sincerity quotient" and that she was "telling the truth throughout the duration of this exchange."

He writes:

Although there were many, one of Ms. Daniels'/Clifford's nonverbal displays which carries a high degree of sincerity occurred during 0:33 - 0:34, as she says, "... And then he leaned around and looked at my daughter ...", Ms. Daniels/Clifford leans her torso, while twisting/turning her head and neck - as she is recounting the actions of the man who she said had confronted and threatened her in a parking lot in Las Vegas.

Such physical/body language mirroring of her verbal description is highly consistent with her re-living the event. It indicates honesty - and suggests a higher empathy quotient. It also indicates she's more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress from this threat...

He furthers:

Another of the many sincerity tells came at the end of the interview at the end of the interview, when Anderson Cooper asks, "The President watches 60 Minutes.

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Public Enemy's sign-language interpreter is AMAZING

Sign Language Interpreter during Public Enemy performance

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How the "kindly brontosaurus pose" can get you anything you want

If you want a seat on an overbooked plane, access to a closed part of a museum, or to be able to convince a bouncer to let you into a packed club, adopt the ""kindly brontosaurus pose."

From Slate:

You must stand quietly and lean forward slightly, hands loosely clasped in a faintly prayerful arrangement. You will be in the gate agent’s peripheral vision—close enough that he can’t escape your presence, not so close that you’re crowding him—but you must keep your eyes fixed placidly on the agent’s face at all times. Assemble your features in an understanding, even beatific expression. Do not speak unless asked a question. Whenever the gate agent says anything, whether to you or other would-be passengers, you must nod empathically.

Continue as above until the gate agent gives you your seat number. The Kindly Brontosaurus always gets a seat number.

Why does it work?

“The body language of the Kindly Brontosaurus is respectful and nonthreatening,” [body language expert Dr. Lillian Glass says]. “There’s a humility, so you allow the other person to feel empowered. Since you’ve made them feel like king of the jungle, they’re more receptive to you.”

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