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Leakage

  • By: Shana Cole & Emily Balcetis
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Even when people are highly motivated to deceive others, their behaviors and expressions may betray them. Cues that indicate one's true feelings seep out involuntarily through verbal or nonverbal channels, known as “leakage.” During instances of deception, as people try to ...

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