Deception: Am I lying?
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There is no sure way to tell if someone is lying - but plenty of myths. But this does not mean that there are no "tells" that, together, give clues. Let's look at some of the myths and facts behind the language of lying.
But eyes do convey information. If you ask a simple closed question where the answer should be obvious, a truther may look away for a fraction of a second, but a liar may look away longer while concocting a story to justify their answer.
Fear is a bigger factor for a liar than a truther too, so you can expect the physiological responses of fear - wide eyes and dilated pupils - to be more evident. But beware - dilated pupils can also indicate attraction or just low light levels.
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For advanced insights into detecting deception, you will enjoy Christopher Dillingham's excellent "Dissecting Pinocchio".
The Neuro-science of Risky Shift
One of the questions that has long been debated among psychologists is what happens when we change our opinions to fit in with a crowd (and there is plenty of evidence that we do – read up on the Asch Conformity Experiments, for example).
Do we do so to conform to expectations or because our point of view really is changed by the crowd?
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