Microexpressions have been identified as effective and reliable methods of catching liars (see Porter and Brinke's 10, 2010). However, there are many reasons for skepticism that I would call microexpression theory (MET). In order for MET to be funded, many of the proposals must hold true: First, deception exposes the wrong internal experience. Second, these internal experiences linked external expressions, including microexpression. Third, microexpressions are uncontrollable. Fourth, these statements are reliable and effective indicators of deception. Fifth, microexpression occurs frequently enough to be detected. Sixth, the discovery of microexpression effectively distinguishes truth from deception. Let me deal with each proposal. I will then offer another true accounting theory and c...

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