People who lie tend to subconsciously mirror the body movements of those they're talking to, according to findings published in Royal Society Open Science, "[a]nd that could make it an interesting cue for detecting deceit," said researcher Sophie van der Zee. Scientists monitored the body language of study participants who were asked to lie about how they solved a puzzle, noting that the body language of the person telling the lie and the one they were talking to would align.
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