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



  • Lungs: exhales FBI: You are going to breathe

    i like lemons loli like lemons lol30 dakika önce
  • thank you

    Nwonk UnNwonk Un2 saatler önce
  • fascinating

    greatboniwankergreatboniwanker3 saatler önce
  • Well i cover my mouth when talking not because i'm lying i'm an introvert

    Ralph TobiasRalph Tobias5 saatler önce
  • Yea let’s all the killers know what not to do when they go in 😂

    Pasia CrooksPasia Crooks7 saatler önce
  • So are this video trying to counter micro-expression?

    Aryo WicaksonoAryo Wicaksono7 saatler önce
  • Can you do a video of Joe reacting to politicians talking?

    Hong Fei BaiHong Fei Bai9 saatler önce
  • So how does this apply to the HiHo video of the first death row exoneree who was questioned harshly and made to admit to something she didn't do?

    Hong Fei BaiHong Fei Bai9 saatler önce
    • By the way, I'm Chinese American. I have a hypothesis that we don't shrug as much as Americans.

      Hong Fei BaiHong Fei Bai9 saatler önce
  • ayuda p0rfavor esta viendo y sefueelsistema

    Alexis B 74Alexis B 749 saatler önce
  • So, you think like a woman. Lol

    Samuel ReedSamuel Reed13 saatler önce
  • If I get your book, do the FBI and NSA put me on your watch list?

    Neo LeoNeo Leo15 saatler önce
  • Hmm.

    FBI AgentFBI Agent15 saatler önce
  • *Arms to side, side side to side.*

    Cynikal YTCynikal YT17 saatler önce
  • What's up with the 10k dislikes ?

    Hanzo OdaHanzo Oda19 saatler önce
  • You can be a complete dumbass to know any body language .you don't to be an fbi agent .

    Hanzo OdaHanzo Oda19 saatler önce
  • 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.

    knessi ngknessi ng21 saatler önce
  • 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! 🇺🇸🌠🌠🌠🌠🌠

    obsever viewerobsever viewer23 saatler önce
  • Beware of the flowers, cos I’m sure they’re gonna get you...... yeah.

    adrian crawleyadrian crawleyGün önce
  • 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.

    Antonio RamirezAntonio RamirezGün önce
  • I am not buying flowers anymore. oo ordered online for last 15 years..fbi now what?

    nordin Moonnordin MoonGün önce
  • I'ma do all of these so hes confused and I'ma do them all randomly

    Groo tGroo tGün önce
  • FBI lies hard.

    Patrick PerezPatrick PerezGün önce
  • 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.

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

    Peregrine MossPeregrine MossGün önce
  • 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.

    Ari GSDAri GSDGün önce
  • All of these nonverbal cues at once is a sign the person is on drugs.

    Phree PandaPhree PandaGün önce
  • 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.

    Sharon CostaSharon CostaGün önce
  • 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.

    estella millerestella millerGün önce
  • Just realised I have a book he wrote😂

    CloudyTimeCloudyTimeGün önce
  • Thanks for the tips Joe!

    Adam DiazAdam DiazGün önce
  • If you are giving these clues away unconsciously then you are trash at lying and acting

    Matthew HutchinsonMatthew HutchinsonGün önce
  • FBI agents make $45k-55k a year.

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

    Club HeadClub HeadGün önce
  • 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?

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

    Adam NoneyaAdam NoneyaGün önce
  • i am pakistani isi father of intelligence

    mudassire iqbalmudassire iqbalGün önce
  • Someone get Agent Navarro a chair that is for taller men

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

    Melanie BMelanie BGün önce
  • So what's the right body language?

    OptiLancer TV82OptiLancer TV822 gün önce
  • where can I get that book?

  • 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 Chiotisby Daniel Chiotis2 gün önce
  • 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. No.

    by Daniel Chiotisby Daniel Chiotis2 gün önce
  • I think my FBI agent is smiling

    Edric LaoEdric Lao2 gün önce
  • 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.

    Big LanceBig Lance2 gün önce
  • I thought clandestine spies were "The good guys"... why target them? They run a network for keeping the peace, don't they?

    ᅲᅧᅮᅮᅣ쳐ᅵᄆBunniculaᅲᅧᅮᅮᅣ쳐ᅵᄆBunnicula2 gün önce
  • Don't worry he is now retired he cant catch stalkers anymore so you stalkers out there your safe for now...

    FBIFBI2 gün önce
  • Picked up his book what every body is saying it good

    Aden sk8erboyAden sk8erboy2 gün önce
  • Him: *says blink* Me: *notices myself blinking, doesn’t know how to act natural and now my eyes burn”

    Angela G. JordanAngela G. Jordan2 gün önce
  • If someone comes to you and look at your face: PUPPETS IN THE LIBRARY!! via @TRvision

    Karen KarenKaren Karen2 gün önce
  • 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...

    Artistic EndeavorsArtistic Endeavors2 gün önce
  • WHOA...overrated as f**k .

    Rizwan SharifRizwan Sharif2 gün önce
  • 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 ⬆️⬆️

    Milan DilanMilan Dilan2 gün önce
  • What if they all do this because there bored

    xpresive little monsterxpresive little monster2 gün önce
  • thank you for telling me that i blink 8 times a minute .This minute i did it like 30

    Trollas trollakosTrollas trollakos2 gün önce
  • What if he buys two flower bouquets and holding them in both patterns Then what you'll do ? . . . . . . . Flower shop owner is spy ! 💐💐💐

    Srinu indianSrinu indian2 gün önce
  • Holding flowers down, means someone died/ is going to be killed

    MrHouserobotMrHouserobot2 gün önce
  • 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.

    Agathe AvezouAgathe Avezou2 gün önce
  • Wanna know why he is sitting like this?😎

    Ikram PopularIkram Popular2 gün önce
  • Attempting to trick us into believing the wrong information.

    Edgerton A HightowerEdgerton A Hightower3 gün önce
  • 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.

    X KiwiX Kiwi3 gün önce
  • That lady in the black shirt reminds me of me because I put my hands in my back pocket

    Sarah WheelwrightSarah Wheelwright3 gün önce
  • Player #4 changed shirt lol

    Judy WengJudy Weng3 gün önce
  • When the FBI helps you get a girl. *Thanos* Impossible.

    Vinny LatoriaVinny Latoria3 gün önce
  • Well, he must find people with ADHD / ADD very confusing...

    Karmas A ButchKarmas A Butch3 gün önce
    • Karmas A Butch 😂

      Jordantheroleplaygod JjJordantheroleplaygod JjGün önce
  • "You know so much about nothing at all"-the philosopher. 😂😂

    Neil SangteNeil Sangte3 gün önce
  • 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.

    Rob JeremyRob Jeremy3 gün önce
  • I am infatuated

    John CastorJohn Castor3 gün önce
  • Best

    John CastorJohn Castor3 gün önce
  • That's an amazing suit

    Rayyan El-NafatyRayyan El-Nafaty3 gün önce
  • As he mentions blink rate...*instantly blink for some reason**

    Daniel MooreDaniel Moore3 gün önce
Former FBI Agent Explains How to Read Body Language | Tradecraft | WIRED