Body Language Experts Q & A

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Welcome to the body language experts interview page. We're delighted to announce that some of the world's leading body language experts have agreed to be interviewed for the All About Body Language website.

We'll also be interviewing industry leaders to explore the role of body language within the world of work; particularly in relation to such things as interview, presentation and negotiation skills.


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John R. “Jack” Schafer, Ph.D. is a professor at Western Illinois University in the Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA) Department. He is a retired FBI Special Agent who served as behavioral analyst assigned to FBI's National Security Behavioral Analysis Program.

Dr. Schafer has published numerous articles on a wide range of topics including the psychopathology of hate, ethics in law enforcement, and detecting deception.

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Professor Ray Bull is Director of Postgraduate Courses in Forensic Psychology at the University of Leicester. His major research interest is the investigative interviewing of suspects, witnesses and victims.

In 2010 Professor Ray Bull was “Elected by acclaim” an Honorary Fellow of the British Psychological Society “for the contribution made to the discipline of psychology”.

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Christine Gagnon is a synergologist and an expert in non-verbal communication. Frequently sought after internationally for her consultation and training, Gagnon is affiliated with the Institute of Analytic Interviewing and trains others in Analytic Interviewing - training tailored to fit the needs of individual clients, i.e. undercover agents; case officers; homicide detectives, etc.

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Kevin Hogan is a dynamic, international renowned public speaker, consultant and corporate trainer. A much sought after media figure, Kevin has worked as the Body Language Expert and Unconscious Influence Expert to ABC, Fox, The BBC, The New York Times, The New York Post and dozens of popular magazines such as Forbes, and Cosmopolitan.

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As an author Steve Sisgold he has helped thousands of people access their innate body intelligence to create better health, prosperity and richer and more authentic relationships. Steve Sisgold has appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS TV and Oprah and Montel radio.

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Mark Edgar Stephens is a Body Language Specialist and Clinical Hypnotherapist who offers his services to individuals, couples, groups, businesses, organizations, and in the media as a Personal & Professional Development Coach (C.Ht., HMI).

Currently, Mark appears as a recurring contributor on The Dr. Drew Show on Headline News. Mark has also been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC, TLC, Lifetime, HGTV, VH1, Style Network, MTV, and Access Hollywood.

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Professor Sam Sommers is a teacher and researcher of social psychology at Tufts University outside Boston. His research specialties include how people think, communicate, and behave in diverse settings, as well as psychological perspectives on the U.S. legal system.

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Mark Bowden has a reputation for being one of the world’s expert performance trainers, and is highly sought after for his business presentation skills at such universities as international top 10 business school Schulich at York University, Rotman School of Business in Toronto and McGill in Montreal. His client list of leading businesspeople, teams, and politicians currently includes presidents and CEOs of Fortune 50 companies and prime ministers of G8 powers.

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R. Edward Geiselman is the co-developer of the Cognitive Interview technique. He has been a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, for over 30 years. He has served on the Los Angeles Superior Court Expert Witness Panel for 18 years and has offered expert testimony in over 350 criminal trials for both federal and state courts. He also conducts investigative interviews for local police departments in ongoing cold-case investigations.

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A certified Coach and NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Practitioner, Ric became Canada’s first Communication Coach in 2006. He is the author of several ebooks and articles, and is frequently called upon by the media to give expert advice on communication, public speaking technique and body language analysis.

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Maggie Pazian is an accredited trainer for the Institute of Analytic Interviewing and Paul Ekman International plc. Maggie appeared on the Discovery Channel show Monsters and Mysteries in Alaska in March of 2010 and has co-authored several papers and presentations on deception detection.

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In 1989 J.J. Newberry became affiliated with Dr. Paul Ekman and Dr. Maureen O'Sullivan whose research helped him develop the Analytic Interviewing concept. He is part of a select group of individuals, known as the Wizards, who have been identified as having the ability to detect deception by Dr. Ekman and Dr. Maureen O'Sullivan.

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Henrik Fexeus is an author, communications specialist, and performer of edutainment. He has brought new practical meaning to the phrase “mind reading” and reveals skills in nonverbal communication, body language, and psychological influence.

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Joe Navarro spent 25 years at the FBI, working both as an agent and supervisor in the areas of counterintelligence and counterterrorism. Through his work he was able to study, refine and apply the science of non-verbal communications. His acumen in this field and his success as a spy-catcher, led Joe to begin training FBI agents and the intelligence community.

Today Joe Navarro is recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on reading non-verbal communications and is regularly interviewed on programs such as NBC’s Today Show, Fox News, ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS’ Early Show, and for publications such as The Washington Post and Psychology Today.

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Beverly D. Flaxington, two-time bestselling and Gold-award winning author, is an accomplished consultant, hypnotherapist, personal and career coach, author, college professor, corporate trainer, facilitator, behavioral expert, entrepreneur and business development expert.

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Dr. Stephen Porter is an academic and consultant in the area of psychology and law. He has published numerous scholarly articles on deception, psychopaths and violent behaviour, and forensic aspects of memory.

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Aaron Garner is an Approved Trainer for Paul Ekman International (PEI). PEI are the sole providers of training on the science and research that has been pooled together over no less than 40 years on the subject of human emotion, facial expressions and deception. This research has been carried out by Dr Paul Ekman, author of many books on the subject and specialist consultant for the FOX TVs hit drama series “Lie To Me”.

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Thomas A. Capone is CEO of www.MTP-USA.com, one of the fastest growing telecommunications companies in the United States. Servicing over 300 of the Fortune 1000 companies in the United States Thomas Capone's clients include the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S secret service.

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Eric Goulard is a non-verbal and body language expert based in Lille, France. He specializes in the detection of deception and persuasion techniques and undertakes consulting work for projects requiring behavioral observation and emotional recognition analysis.

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Mark MCclish is a renowned deception detection author, speaker and trainer. He was a federal law enforcement officer for 26 years during which time he studied deceptive statements and conducted research on deception. Based on his findings, he created the Statement Analysis techniques for detecting deception in a verbal and written statement.

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A leading authority on leadership, change-management, collaboration, and body language in the workplace, Carol Kinsey Goman has been sited in media such as The Wall Street Journal, Industry Week, Investors Business Daily, CNN's Business Unusual, SmartBrief on Leadership, Executive Excellence, Oprah.com, NPR’s Marketplace, Fox News, and the NBC Nightly News.

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Stu Dunn is the founder of the behavioural science consultancy, SDL. He is New Zealand's first and so far only Facial Action Coding System (FACS) Certified consultant.

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Jimmy Petruzzi is a world-renowned performance coach and NLP, CBT and Hypnotherapy Expert. For over 15 years he has worked and continues to work with many top professional soccer teams and individuals at national and international level in the English premiership and worldwide.

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Robert Phipps is one of the UK’s best known body language experts. A renowned platform speaker and trainer Robert is in constant demand across both the media and the business world.

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Dr. David Matsumoto is a renowned expert in the field of microexpressions, gesture, nonverbal behavior, culture and emotion.

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