Giving a deposition or testifying in a trial is an experience that is part of being an emergency physician. Knowing the nonverbal messages that people use to ascertain whether you are telling the truth will help ensure you are perceived as being the credible witness you are.
Ms. Wood is a body language consultant and professional speaker and the author of eight books. She is interviewed weekly by national media, including CNN, Fox News, Today, The History Channel, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Psychology Today. You can contact her at Patti@PattiWood.net.
Dr. Segan is an emergency physician and attorney based in Woodmere, New York. He can be reached at DougSegan@Yahoo.com.