What I learned from Dr. Rice is that some pet owners are oblivious when their pets' deviate from their baseline behaviors which is why they often miss critical information needed to quickly recognize their illnesses and then make informed decisions as to how to best PROCEED.
Pay Attention & Be Observant
Assume the role of an unbiased and objective observer of your environment and consciously choose to pay close attention to the following so that you may gather the data you need to identify and better understand the baselines of others:
Turn Your Radar On, Keep It On & Be Genuinely Curious
Once you've gained a deeper understanding of someone's baseline when it comes to their mental & physical presence, continue to pay close attention to all the items noted above. In doing so, you're more likely to notice when they deviate from their baseline.
When you spot a deviation...
Recognize Patterns of Deviation
Always watch for multiple deviations that occur in clusters or succession. This will improve your accuracy in reading people.