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Dr Mark Frank

Dr Mark Frank

Social Psychologist

State University of New York

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Dr Mark Frank is an internationally recognised expert on human nonverbal communication, emotion, and deception. He is the Director of the Communication Science Center research laboratory that is located on the North Campus of University of Buffalo, State University of New York. Under his guidance, a team of graduate researchers conduct experiments and studies for private and government entities. Frank uses his expertise in communication and psychology to help law enforcement agencies in monitoring both verbal and nonverbal communication. Mark conducts research and does training on micro-expressions of the emotion of the face. His research studies include other nonverbal indicators of deception throughout the rest of the body. Much of Mark’s research was funded by The National Science Foundation, Homeland Security, and the Department of Defence. The documentary reality TV show ‘The Human Zoo’ depicted a character inspired by Mark in May 2000, where he’s depicted as a “human lie detector”. Mark also made a guest appearance on a CBS News segment called "Weeding Out Terrorists” in August 2006, which showed how his research can help airport security officials track down potential terrorists boarding planes or any similar scenarios.

By Dr Mark Frank

Behaviours That Can Be Offensive in Some Cultures
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All Things Communication

Behaviours That Can Be Offensive...

Dr Mark FrankSocial PsychologistState University of New York
How Body Language Science Can Win You Dates
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How Body Language Science Can Wi...

Dr Mark FrankSocial PsychologistState University of New York
Spot a Criminal Just by Looking at Their Face
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Spot a Criminal Just by Looking ...

Dr Mark FrankSocial PsychologistState University of New York
This Man Knows You're Lying: He Explains How
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This Man Knows You're Lying: He ...

Dr Mark FrankSocial PsychologistState University of New York
When Body Language Shows You’re Lying
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All Things Communication

When Body Language Shows You’re ...

Dr Mark FrankSocial PsychologistState University of New York

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