Former FBI Agent Explains How to Read Body Language | Tradecraft | WIRED

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  • Former FBI agent and body language expert Joe Navarro breaks down the various ways we communicate non-verbally. What does it mean when we fold our arms? Why do we interlace our fingers? Can a poker player actually hide their body language?

    Check out Joe's book "The Dictionary of Body Language"
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  • Neo Leo
    Neo Leo 4 ساعات قبل

    If I get your book, do the FBI and NSA put me on your watch list?

  • FBI Agent
    FBI Agent 4 ساعات قبل +1


  • Cynikal YT
    Cynikal YT 6 ساعات قبل

    *Arms to side, side side to side.*

  • Hanzo Oda
    Hanzo Oda 8 ساعات قبل

    What's up with the 10k dislikes ?

  • Hanzo Oda
    Hanzo Oda 8 ساعات قبل

    You can be a complete dumbass to know any body language .you don't to be an fbi agent .

  • knessi ng
    knessi ng 10 ساعات قبل

    WHAT?! I hold my flowers like that, and I'm not white or eastern european or russian, hahahaha!
    plz don't come after me nsa/fbi/cia/wtf-usa ... I'm not a spy.

  • obsever viewer
    obsever viewer 12 ساعات قبل

    Spies will often marry (As a Cover) engage in "Normal" westernized social behavior. I am aware U.S. Law Enforcement is aware of this! And I am greatful of their commitment of Protecting and Serving! 🇺🇸🌠🌠🌠🌠🌠

  • adrian crawley
    adrian crawley 15 ساعات قبل

    Beware of the flowers, cos I’m sure they’re gonna get you...... yeah.

  • Antonio Ramirez
    Antonio Ramirez 17 ساعات قبل +1

    So as I'm driving down the road with my girlfriend sitting shotgun. "She's sitting crossleg" right foot in the air.
    I then ask.
    Are you a cheater?
    She answers no, but her foot was moving up and down sorta like saying the opposite.

  •  17 ساعات قبل

    I am not buying flowers anymore. oo ordered online for last 15 years..fbi now what?

  • Groo t
    Groo t 18 ساعات قبل

    I'ma do all of these so hes confused and I'ma do them all randomly

  • Patrick Perez
    Patrick Perez 18 ساعات قبل

    FBI lies hard.

  • Joshua Bailey
    Joshua Bailey 18 ساعات قبل

    ALOT of the stuff he talks about are HUGE parts in acting and how to not only create your character but help with simple things like blocking and reacting off of your second character’s role ig you could say.

  • Peregrine Moss
    Peregrine Moss 19 ساعات قبل +1

    I often carry flowers that way. Must be in my genes. Now the important question: Why was the spy carrying flowers?

  • Ari GSD
    Ari GSD 19 ساعات قبل

    Crock. The NSD of the FBI has been bent for decades and this genius never detected it? Heck, you didn't even need body language. All you had to do is read their texts.

  • Phree Panda
    Phree Panda 19 ساعات قبل

    All of these nonverbal cues at once is a sign the person is on drugs.

  • Sharon Costa
    Sharon Costa 21 ساعات قبل

    Thank you for making this video, I sincerely appreciate it and would like to see more. This video will help people who are truly interested in expanding their knowledge on this topic. It has always been fascinating to see how people react to certain things just by being observant. Most of the time you know exactly how they will react or the choice they will make in situations.

  • estella miller
    estella miller 22 ساعات قبل

    I have a handicap in my facial expressions and body language caused by mg and nerve damage I suffer discrimination all the time, its not allways true.

  • CloudyTime
    CloudyTime 22 ساعات قبل +1

    Just realised I have a book he wrote😂

  • Adam Diaz
    Adam Diaz 22 ساعات قبل

    Thanks for the tips Joe!

  • Matthew Hutchinson
    Matthew Hutchinson 22 ساعات قبل

    If you are giving these clues away unconsciously then you are trash at lying and acting

  • Cherry
    Cherry 23 ساعات قبل

    FBI agents make $45k-55k a year.

  • Club Head
    Club Head أيام قبل

    Nothing here is biblical honesty I think I will keep sticking with Gods advice.

  • Kathy Bensmiller
    Kathy Bensmiller أيام قبل +2

    So he mentions cultural differences in nonverbal communication, which indicates that it's a learned behavior. I'm curious whether he's able to read a person with ASD/asperger's in the same way since ASD people may have difficulty learning & interpreting body language? Or would ASD cause false readings of the person in question?

  • Adam Noneya
    Adam Noneya أيام قبل +1

    Lmaoo this is stupid, literally anyone getting interviewed by the fbi is going to get REAL anxious and have abnormal responses to questions

  • mudassire iqbal
    mudassire iqbal أيام قبل

    i am pakistani isi father of intelligence

  • Melanie B
    Melanie B أيام قبل

    Someone get Agent Navarro a chair that is for taller men

  • Melanie B
    Melanie B أيام قبل

    Tee pee hands ? He almost snaps to stand at attention when goes to meet for 1st time😊interesting

  • OptiLancer TV82
    OptiLancer TV82 أيام قبل

    So what's the right body language?

    ULISES FONSECA أيام قبل

    where can I get that book?

  • by Daniel Chiotis
    by Daniel Chiotis أيام قبل

    Former member of Brothers 84 wants to try and be a part of our society and gift us bye sharing his Divine knowledge made by ignorant demons 😀
    If you want to learn about government tactics watch my video on Independence and voting.

  • by Daniel Chiotis
    by Daniel Chiotis أيام قبل

    At the end of the day, this is irrelevant to a major percentage of society based on health status, habits and lifestyles that are without definition.
    There is no textbook hundred percent correct source for this. It's all assumed and based on probability and destroys people's lives everyday and empowers other people to think that they are better.

  • Edric Lao
    Edric Lao أيام قبل

    I think my FBI agent is smiling

  • Big Lance
    Big Lance أيام قبل +1

    If the FBI ever interviews me, I wont lie; I'll probably sh!t a brick. Just hope they don't hold that against me.

  • ᅲᅧᅮᅮᅣ쳐ᅵᄆBunnicula

    I thought clandestine spies were "The good guys"... why target them? They run a network for keeping the peace, don't they?

  • FBI
    FBI أيام قبل +3

    Don't worry he is now retired he cant catch stalkers anymore so you stalkers out there your safe for now...

  • Aden sk8erboy
    Aden sk8erboy 2 أيام قبل

    Picked up his book what every body is saying it good

  • Angela G. Jordan
    Angela G. Jordan 2 أيام قبل +14

    Him: *says blink*
    Me: *notices myself blinking, doesn’t know how to act natural and now my eyes burn”

  • Karen Karen
    Karen Karen 2 أيام قبل

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  •  2 أيام قبل

    Now people will watch this and incorporate body language to mean something else entirely and intentionally. All this NLP and symbolic non-verbal gesticulations (especially new cults) can and will begin to have different meanings. How stupid to put videos like this online...

  • Rizwan Sharif
    Rizwan Sharif 2 أيام قبل

    WHOA...overrated as f**k .

  • Milan Dilan
    Milan Dilan 2 أيام قبل +1

    Go to Google and search for the global truth project and read the
    book named The Present so you will discover all the answers of the big questions of life ⬆️⬆️

  • xpresive little monster
    xpresive little monster 2 أيام قبل

    What if they all do this because there bored

  • Trollas trollakos
    Trollas trollakos 2 أيام قبل

    thank you for telling me that i blink 8 times a minute .This minute i did it like 30

  • Srinu indian
    Srinu indian 2 أيام قبل +7

    What if he buys two flower bouquets and holding them in both patterns
    Then what you'll do ?
    Flower shop owner is spy ! 💐💐💐

  • MrHouserobot
    MrHouserobot 2 أيام قبل

    Holding flowers down, means someone died/ is going to be killed

  • Agathe Avezou
    Agathe Avezou 2 أيام قبل +1

    The flower holding position is also a thing in Western Europe my dude. Not just Eastern. It's meant to make the flowers last longer.

  • Ikram Popular
    Ikram Popular 2 أيام قبل

    Wanna know why he is sitting like this?😎

  • Edgerton A Hightower
    Edgerton A Hightower 2 أيام قبل

    Attempting to trick us into believing the wrong information.

  • X Kiwi
    X Kiwi 2 أيام قبل

    Uhh...where's the continuity? The female poker player/actress is first seen with a short sleeved grey shirt. Then in the following shots she is wearing a black long sleeved top. Hmm. Mkay. Cool video tho.

  • Sarah Wheelwright
    Sarah Wheelwright 2 أيام قبل

    That lady in the black shirt reminds me of me because I put my hands in my back pocket

  • Judy Weng
    Judy Weng 2 أيام قبل

    Player #4 changed shirt lol

  • Vinny Latoria
    Vinny Latoria 3 أيام قبل

    When the FBI helps you get a girl. *Thanos* Impossible.

  • Karmas A Butch
    Karmas A Butch 3 أيام قبل +28

    Well, he must find people with ADHD / ADD very confusing...

  • Neil Sangte
    Neil Sangte 3 أيام قبل +3

    "You know so much about nothing at all"-the philosopher. 😂😂

  •  3 أيام قبل

    Well he may be able to spot body language but how did he not notice the woman at the poker tables top completely changing?! Noticed that straight away. haha.

  • John Castor
    John Castor 3 أيام قبل

    I am infatuated

  • John Castor
    John Castor 3 أيام قبل


  • Rayyan El-Nafaty
    Rayyan El-Nafaty 3 أيام قبل

    That's an amazing suit

  • Daniel Moore
    Daniel Moore 3 أيام قبل +1

    As he mentions blink rate...*instantly blink for some reason**

  • Mark Dm
    Mark Dm 3 أيام قبل

    I think that maybe this guy can guess many things in many people there are some people HE JUST GETS WRONG! I have been told repeateldy by know-it-all a55 holes like this how they can "read" me but never get anything right about me. I think for the margin of error involved this is an unacceptable method to evaluate a person without something more to go on.

  • Paul Keenan
    Paul Keenan 3 أيام قبل

    First second analysis- guarded ( hands) wanting to leave ( foot postuvre) but could all be false negative displays

  • SchlichteToven
    SchlichteToven 3 أيام قبل

    What would he have to say about his own tendency to point his chin in the air and look down his nose at the other person? The direction his eyes are pointing shows the person he's talking to isn't higher up than him so his head angle is unnecessary. He demonstrates the body language of a person hoping to appear casually superior.

  • Lipfeng Zhou
    Lipfeng Zhou 3 أيام قبل

    I don't apply to anything he said

  • Feeluck
    Feeluck 3 أيام قبل

    i don't know. this guy didn't convince me

  • Feeluck
    Feeluck 3 أيام قبل +1

    according to this man i'm lying 100% of the time, cause i have to clear my voice and keep touching my nose or covering my mouth while i speak. i'm just socially akward and insecure

  • josh schnur
    josh schnur 3 أيام قبل

    he lied more than once,

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  • crimson_Scum
    crimson_Scum 3 أيام قبل +1

    i keep touching my nose even though there's nothing to hide i'm just a very antisocial and anxious person

  • e tato
    e tato 3 أيام قبل

    what do you guys think of someone who sneaks around when they walk... like the purposely walks quietly... does that mean anything?

  • TheWarriorPatriot
    TheWarriorPatriot 3 أيام قبل

    I have Tourette's. Would love for him to try and read me...

  • wd harvey
    wd harvey 3 أيام قبل

    I took a course in Facilitative Communication when I was in college. ...I love the way this man describes it...even though he describes it as "Body Language", I learned to pay attention to it, as well as pay attention to my own body language.

  • Fahrrad Mittelfranken
    Fahrrad Mittelfranken 3 أيام قبل

    two questions then
    1. how good is your poker game
    2. if body language tells us so much, why infiltrate our privacy like an omnipotent StaSi?

  • Борис Враголов
    Борис Враголов 4 أيام قبل

    No we do not carry flowers that way.

  • Lolice uwu
    Lolice uwu 4 أيام قبل

    *shall not be infringed, fed boy*