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

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"
www.jnforensics.com/
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  1. p Ww

    p Ww8 hours ago

    Basic as fxck

  2. Dov

    Dov10 hours ago

    I do like 5% of mentioned things here lol

  3. Genma Himuro

    Genma Himuro11 hours ago

    That mic peak

  4. Bill Dozer

    Bill Dozer12 hours ago

    This man is extremely well educated in this area of human behavior. Very informative, thank you.

  5. NightmareMangle21//NM21

    NightmareMangle21//NM2113 hours ago

    This is so coooool!!!!

  6. VerSuz Zero

    VerSuz Zero13 hours ago

    I don't even do most of these gestures. Or are these only for Americans?

  7. VerSuz Zero

    VerSuz Zero13 hours ago

    "Humans are lousy at detecting deception." It's mostly done by intuition. You can't detect deception but you could make them slip up easily. You just need a good bluff and a better poker face.

  8. Ema Waterson

    Ema Waterson14 hours ago

    Imagine this guy's wife being like :" I made some garlic pasta would you like some ?" And he like :" so when where you going to tell me there's no garlic ha Maria ?"

  9. Deepak Kumar

    Deepak Kumar16 hours ago

    14 year old girls be like: *hey don't judge a book by its cover"*

  10. NPC S/N 1579325

    NPC S/N 157932517 hours ago

    Anybody else thing this is simply disinformation provided by this guy to throw people off who are curious.

  11. farmerkevin

    farmerkevin18 hours ago

    shaking hands > fist bump. fist bumps are for nudnicks.

  12. john nicholson

    john nicholson20 hours ago

    Man : touches his beard to check if it is grown up FBI agent : arrest him, he is a lier

  13. Erwin Tighanon

    Erwin Tighanon21 hour ago

    Me: *laugh for no reason FBI: Oh that has a meaning

  14. Bish Bish

    Bish BishDay ago

    3:26 pro tip in central Europe also. 100000 $ for me for a research.:D

  15. Bruh

    BruhDay ago

    To counter not having a poker body, just delete the animations so you are stuck doing a t pose

  16. Bruh

    BruhDay ago

    Foreigner buys roses for his girlfriend The fbi: *ENEMY SPOTTED*

  17. Kevin Murphy

    Kevin MurphyDay ago

    Joe Navarro Is a dirty cop He covered up a crime that his drunk son Drunk Mathew Navarro Hit a man in a crosswalk going over 40 MPH threw a red light The man broke every bone on his left side Everyone was told that the man would not live , That is when having a FBI Badge comes in real handy, He pulled the police report, Payed of the

  18. Kevin Murphy

    Kevin MurphyDay ago

    Joe Navarro Is a dirty cop He covered up a crime that his drunk son Drunk Mathew Navarro Hit a man in a crosswalk going over 40 MPH threw a red light The man broke every bone on his left side Everyone was told that the man would not live , That is when having a FBI Badge comes in real handy, He pulled the police report, Payed of the

  19. Kevin Murphy

    Kevin MurphyDay ago

    Joe Navarro Is a dirty cop He covered up a crime that his drunk son Drunk Mathew Navarro Hit a man in a crosswalk going over 40 MPH threw a red light The man broke every bone on his left side Everyone was told that the man would not live , That is when having a FBI Badge comes in real handy, He pulled the police report, Payed of the

  20. diana wong

    diana wongDay ago

    If these are what you rely on, you will never catch me. I don't do any of those.

  21. Donald Trump

    Donald TrumpDay ago

    Dude what the heck why you snichen

  22. Clurinduz Clurix

    Clurinduz ClurixDay ago

    I dont even know these Im just trying to act normal Edit:Fix

  23. burn b4 mellow 99

    burn b4 mellow 99Day ago

    ? Why do phycatrist or medical doctor's ask patients to smile and shrug their shoulders at once?

  24. BooVeeTer

    BooVeeTerDay ago

    ...that feeling, when you trying to teach about nonverbal communication and your body screams "liar".

  25. yoa yoa

    yoa yoaDay ago

    okay youtube now i watched it so leave me alone

  26. Ishilied

    IshiliedDay ago

    Aha, with how I was raised, plus anxiety and PTSD, people tell me that I come off as always being aggressive and angry, even though I am rarely feeling either of those things. One of the reasons I adore my therapist is because she can actually read my body language now that we've gotten to know each other... I wonder what this guy would think. xD

  27. Kiel

    KielDay ago

    This guy reminds me of tv show mindhunters ! Lol

  28. iwokeuplikethis

    iwokeuplikethisDay ago

    this is fake, that is one of the men in black but painted white.

  29. John Doe

    John DoeDay ago

    3:10 So that bar scene in " inglorious bastards" where the English spy(Michael Fassbender) who was playing as a German officer was actually possible. Using the wrong hand gesture exposed him and got everyone killed. That's crazy!

  30. Victorious Victory

    Victorious VictoryDay ago

    What if people learn how to mimic certain behaviors in order to fool the FBI? For example, two spies both decoy body language for the real spy. Kinda like a flash mob spy session.

  31. Zyro Phante

    Zyro PhanteDay ago

    This is really interesting, I need to read his book

  32. Travis Michael Maynard

    Travis Michael MaynardDay ago

    What does it mean if somebody has their hand down their pants?

  33. Marisa Lauania

    Marisa Lauania2 days ago

    So why do I act guilty when I walk out of the store with nothing? I ain’t no thief! 😂

  34. thog

    thog2 days ago

    I bet he knows Obama's last name

  35. Zander Northagen

    Zander Northagen2 days ago

    Joe i need you to try ti read me im pretty much impossible to read I literally am the opposite

  36. Andrew Eric

    Andrew Eric2 days ago

    This man is obsessed with soothing himself

  37. Edmister Enterprises LLC

    Edmister Enterprises LLC2 days ago

    Imagine knowing this much about body language, and trying to live a normal life. How does he not spend 24hrs a day focused on his own body language?!

  38. Wonder777 Warrior

    Wonder777 Warrior2 days ago

    For the last time im not hiding loli hentai!!

  39. hijadelmar Q

    hijadelmar Q2 days ago

    Now I got the fundamentals on playing poker.

  40. TheAwesomeKidWhoDied

    TheAwesomeKidWhoDied2 days ago

    I want his book

  41. Evergreen Tree

    Evergreen Tree2 days ago

    I live in Germany but I grew up in Australia. As soon as he mentioned flowers I knew where it was going. I still ask myself why people carry flowers upside down here.

  42. Sai Charan

    Sai Charan2 days ago

    FBI knocks my door Me turned into statue

  43. Xania _S

    Xania _S2 days ago

    I walk like a squid. What does that mean?

  44. xYottaByte Gaming

    xYottaByte Gaming2 days ago

    *Tries this* *Goes out of the room for once and started a conversation with a stranger* Stranger: why tf are you staring at me like that?

  45. MOBILE MCAT

    MOBILE MCAT2 days ago

    By observing this agent. I can be 100%, by the way he moves his knees, that he is trying hard to not tell the truth about what the fack am i saying..

  46. Red Scout

    Red Scout2 days ago

    I always cross my feet.....

  47. Marko Gavrilovic

    Marko Gavrilovic2 days ago

    Him:We know that average blink rate Is 8 per minute. Also him:blinks 8 times in 10 seconds

  48. Bhupendra Pal

    Bhupendra Pal2 days ago

    06:44 to 07:02 listen and watch him carefully.. ;)

  49. Marie Ong

    Marie Ong2 days ago

    Yes thank you for the arms crossed info! That bugs me so badly!

  50. gruyax

    gruyax3 days ago

    this was hella interesting man, I just step up my lying game thanks Mr. FBI

  51. Chaitu krissh

    Chaitu krissh3 days ago

    If YOU are gonna be a SPY. Just DIE! Joe's here to catch y'all anyways!!

  52. just_ Naza

    just_ Naza3 days ago

    That girl at the poker table was like pokimane at 100%

  53. Sammy J

    Sammy J3 days ago

    The comments have me dead lmaoo

  54. J A

    J A3 days ago

    He looks like that guy in black list

  55. DUKE 39

    DUKE 393 days ago

    He looks nervous too me frankly suspicious.

  56. Gewgulkan Suhckitt

    Gewgulkan Suhckitt3 days ago

    Regarding body language, sometimes people cross their arms because they are cold or as a way to immobilize their arms to avoid nervous fidgeting.Or they may be tired and fold their arms as a way to rest them. People sometimes touch their nose because their noses itch a lot. I have an itchy nose. I know a guy who touches his mouth area a lot in a subconscious effort to cover up his teeth because they are in poor condition. Not to mention some people have habits. Some people just like to use folded arms as one of their default arm positions. Some people might touch their nose the same way another person say "um" all the time. It's just mindless "filler".

  57. Myster Ser

    Myster Ser3 days ago

    GOOGLE ANDREW YANG.>> End corporate corruption- #humanityfirst

  58. josh lanphere

    josh lanphere3 days ago

    Did this dude say the normal blink rate is 8 times a minute? I blink like 40 times a minute 😂

  59. G. J.

    G. J.3 days ago

    After seeing this, everyone is an expert.

  60. Tan Akinci

    Tan Akinci3 days ago

    3:28 *Eastern Europe*