President Bush gives his annual State of the Union address on Januarary 31st. US voters will be watching Bush closely on television. We recently posted a story about scientific ways to spot spin among politicians. Now we have more scientific information on what to look for.
Movement analyst Karen Kohn Bradley studies the nonverbal and movement behaviors of political leaders. In order to detect political ?spin? (a polite synonym for “lies”), she says we should look for the following: