How to Spot a Liar

How to Spot a Liar

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 866 , Segment 2

Episode: What Is Democratic Socialism?, Fighting Fire With Fire, The Psychology of Dehumanization

  • Jul 30, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 11:19 mins

Guest: Norah Dunbar, PhD, Professor of Communication, Univeristy of California, Santa Barbara When someone’s lying to you, you know, right? They’re acting shifty. They’re not making eye contact. Well, the truth is you may as well flip a coin to decide if someone’s deceiving you, because humans are really not good at spotting a liar. Can lie-detecting techniques be taught?

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