14 Aug Minneapolis Star Tribune: ‘How to Spot a Liar, with Help from CIA’
The Minneapolis Star Tribune on Aug. 13 featured QVerity’s Michael Floyd in an article about our deception detection methodology and our book, Spy the Lie. Here’s an except:
Michael Floyd and two fellow former ex-agents, with more than 75 years of interrogation experience between them, honed their methods on terrorists and criminals. But their advice works equally well on cheating spouses, lollygagging employees or schoolkids feigning illness.
“There are a lot of myths in the area of detecting deception, like avoiding eye contact,” said Floyd in a recent telephone interview. “There are too many variables around it to be reliable. Research shows the opposite, that deceptive people tend to have better eye contact than those who tell the truth.”
Click here to read the full article by Kristin Tillotson.