If you're watching reactions of the #DeppHeardTrial and they bring on a body language expert, understand they can only speculate without an emotional & verbal baseline. Some things, like incongruity in gestures, hint at deception but not what it is.
You have to remember that Amber Heard is an actor, so it is sort of an extension of her job to lie to people in the sense that she pretends to be someone she's not. Dr. Paul Ekman has addressed this in his book "Telling Lies":
2) “Believing-a-lie mistakes occur because certain people just don’t make mistakes when they lie. These are not just psychopaths but also natural liars, people who are using the Stanislavski technique, and those who by other means succeed in coming to believe their own lies...
3) The lie catcher must remember that the absence of a sign of deceit is not evidence of truth.”

So, when you see "body language experts" like @janinedriver on various news outlets, understand she is not telling you the whole story.
4) Her 'expertise' serves to benefit her in monetary and material ways: face time on television, money, etc. She doesn't establish a baseline, she just points out fairly general tells that can be easily defeated by someone with proper training as an actor.
5) Here's where Driver's assertions fall apart: "The Stanislavsky system requires that an actor utilize, among other things, his emotional memory. The actor’s entrance onto the stage is considered to be not a beginning of the action or of his life as the character but..."
6) a continuation of the set of preceding circumstances. The actor has trained his concentration and his senses so that he may respond freely to the total stage environment. Through empathic observation of people in many different situations...
7) ...he attempts to develop a wide emotional range so that his onstage actions and reactions appear as if they were a part of the real world rather than a make-believe one."

All I'm saying is you need to be wary of "experts" on legacy media especially. #DoYourResearch

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