Trump’s microexpressions tell us when he is lying
11 giveaways to watch out for
Republican or Democrat, journalist or lobbyist, prosecutor or defense attorney—Americans are united today facing a common challenge: navigating the U.S. President’s surprisingly well-documented lies and more-than-occasional partial truths. The following diagrams come from research into how universal microexpressions reveal emotions and thought processes that conflict with what one says. This field of research was popularized by the television detective show “Lie To Me” which frequently cut away to politicians and religious figures to evidence examples of a lying person’s tell.
President Donald Trump appears to have multiple tells. The remainder of this article is provided as a reference or a guide to help Americans tease apart his honesty from his dishonesty.