It is not easy to understand when your interlocutor lies. But due to a
web camera that allows interlocutors to see each other, some users can try to
interpret signs of body language. The science of non-verbal communication is
not an easy one. Not everyone manages to master it and interpret body gestures
correctly. However, this is one of the possible techniques of how you can
determine that your interlocutor in a random video chat lies.
Our body tells a lot about us and our personalities. Thus, many people advise
paying particular attention to non-verbal signs rather than words while
communicating in cam chats. Thus, let’s consider some of them:
interlocutor tends to touch his face (especially eyes and areas around them,
mouth, lips, nose). He/she uses every opportunity to touch the face.
eyes can either quickly move or stare at you. Thus, in the first case, an
interlocutor tries to avoid your eyes. In the second case, on the contrary,
he/she tries to see how you react to his/her lie.
lips mean that your interlocutor tries to hide something from you.
gesticulation when it is inappropriate.
movements and poses are restrained and remind of a robot.
- Voice and
pace of speech also do matter. A sudden change of pace is not a good sign. When
a person lies, the intonation of his/her voice changes. He/she may begin to
speak faster or slower, in higher or lower tones. Voice trembling, change of
timbre, hoarseness or high notes, as well as stuttering, may become signs of
liars repeat words, questions or sentences, which were addressed to him/her.
This way, a deceiver tries to gain some time to think about an answer.
- They can
pay particular attention to unnecessary details during a conversation while
skipping important points.
- Men can
pull off the collar of their shirts. Usually, deceivers feel excited while
telling lies; as a result, perspiration increases and they fell hot. So,
subconsciously they want to pull off the collar that hinders free movements of
attention whether words and gestures coincide. For example, when he/she says
“no” and nods at the same time.
To conclude, it is important to note that not always these gestures can
be interpreted like that. All body signs should be considered in combination.
Sometimes, people have physical need to touch his/her eyebrow or rub his/her
nose. Thus, it is important to learn how to distinguish between these two sides
of one coin.