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Making a Murderer: Lies of omission–Ryan Hillegas and Mike Halbach

When Ryan Hillegas and Mike Halbach encounter a journalist, they aren’t prepared for the questions they face. They answer for each other, complete each other’s sentences and repeat each other’s words, and at the same time their body language alerts us to possible deception–what are they hiding? In this post, we analyse their body language and statements, revealing their true emotions and thoughts, edging us closer to the truth.

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Making a Murderer: Mike Halbach talks to the media; what is he hiding?

We've written about the one sided shoulder shrug before when we analysed Trump's nonverbal behaviour. In short it's meaning is that we don't have confidence in the words we speak. Get ready for many examples of a one sided shoulder shrug in this blog, because the Making a Murderer TV show was bursting with them! These were mainly from the side of the prosecution, in the case against Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey. I'm pretty sure that by the time we've shared some of these examples, you'll be experienced enough to start to noticing this interesting nonverbal cue in others. 

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