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Deception

Capitalism: Republicans and Regulations

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

Despite their claims to the contrary, regulations and restrictions are a staple of the Republican agenda, and they always will be as long as the Republicans and their friends are the ones who benefit in the end. Just follow the very clear money trail.

The King Of Credit Card Fraud

Robert Siciliano | Posted 12.13.2014 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

Gonzalez became a paid informant for the agency's office in Miami. Gonzalez's work was so impressive that he spoke at seminars and conferences, delighting in shaking hands with the head of the Secret Service. But this sly devil of deception had tricks up his sleeve all along.

7 Magic Words To Stop Someone From Lying To You

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Science

You know the awful feeling that someone is lying to you? Here's how to stop falsehoods in their tracks, according to science. In a 2012 experiment,...

The Fraudulence of the Republican Party, and the Adverse Shift in the Balance Between Good and Evil in America

Andy Schmookler | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

A patriot is someone who is willing to put aside selfish interests to serve the good of the nation. Today's Republican leaders have shown a willingness to do the very opposite: sacrificing America to gain advantage for themselves.

Is Snowden Lying?

Paul Ekman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Paul Ekman

Many readers have asked whether Snowden was lying in his recent NBC interview, knowing I have worked for the government and corporations spotting lies by how someone behaves. I simply cannot comment on Snowden's veracity. Still, some of Snowden's claims merit consideration.

Catch Me If You Can: An Inside Look at Deception

Evan F. Moore | Posted 07.22.2014 | Chicago
Evan F. Moore

People lie. Often, they lie about who they are for no good reason. These people lie about being police officers, firefighters and military along with fraternities, sororities and Masonic organizations.

Second-Guessed by a Machine: Inventing the Lie Detector

Wesleyan University | Posted 07.12.2014 | College
Wesleyan University

It was the social psychologists' dream come true: a machine that could prove subjects were acting deceptive in the laboratory. It was a modified lie detection device that did not detect lies at all.

Spotting Poker Bluffs

Paul Ekman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Science
Paul Ekman

Two winners of the International Poker Tournament, in different years, sought my advice on calling bluffs, knowing that I am an expert in spotting liars. I told them I had not played poker since junior high and had never watched poker being played. They thought that didn't matter. It turned out they were wrong.

What Is Real Power?

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 05.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

There is nothing more confusing in our contemporary society than the nature of real power. An ancient definition of the word power is to be able to. ...

Taming the Wolves of Wall Street

John D. Rogers | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
John D. Rogers

It's no wonder that our propensity to cut corners is heavily influenced by our environment and peers.

Five Important Philip Roth's Books

Felipe Munhoz | Posted 04.01.2014 | Books
Felipe Munhoz

Some of the Philip Roth's novels had more importance in my narrative -- and in my life -- than others. I'll try to list five of them. And I will not affirm that they are the best ones written by Mr. Roth, who wrote several masterpieces.

All Eyes Will Be on New York in 2014 When It Comes to Police Interrogations and False Confessions

Steve Drizin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Crime
Steve Drizin

The New York Court of Appeals is a bellwether court, meaning that High Court's decisions in Aveni and Thomas are bound to have influence well beyond New York's borders. I'm hoping that the Court not only provides justice for Messrs. Aveni and Thomas, but crafts its decision in a way that helps to prevent future coerced and false confessions.

5 Guidelines to Catch a Liar

Kevin Goodman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Science
Kevin Goodman

Throw away any notion that a particular sign or behavior is indicative of deception.

Plastic Surgery Deception: The New Marriage Killer?

Vicki Larson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Honesty is essential in a relationship. But just how honest should you be? That question is at the center of a rather curious legal suit that made ...

Does Studying Economics Breed Greed?

Adam Grant | Posted 12.22.2013 | Business
Adam Grant

To figure out whether economics education can shift people in the selfish direction, we need to track beliefs and behaviors over time -- or randomly assign them to economics exposure. Here's what the evidence shows.

The 5 Different Ways We Lie

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

When it comes to the truth, it's important to think about whether you want people to trust you. This world may not be perfect, nor the truth always easy to take, but you can find peace and freedom in the security of knowing that the world you've created around you is as real as it gets.

WATCH: I Was Haunted By A Lie For 13 Years

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.26.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

George Washington aside, everyone lies and no matter how big or small, those lies can come back to haunt us. For author Sarah Jio, a fib burdened her ...

What the Hell is Going On in...My Sex Life?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

• "Will I ever find a deep sexual connection with a soul mate?" • "I married young and didn't enjoy sex with my spouse. Now that I'm single again,...

Unexpected Truths About Liars and Lying

Kare Anderson | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Modern "social" life is ripe for temptation so it's especially helpful to recognize some myths and counterintuitive truths about lying. Just keep in mind our self-deception.

CANCELED

Posted 05.08.2013 | TV

NBC has canceled freshman drama "Deception," Deadline reports. The Meagan Good mystery series concluded its first season in March after bottoming ...

How to Teach Our Kids About the Perils of Lying

The Chopra Well | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
The Chopra Well

"As a pediatrician and as a mom, my rule is that lying is never OK. This is a boundary -- and an important one at that -- because it keeps kids safe."

Deception's Ella Rae Peck Talks What's Next for Mia, Who Killed Vivian, and Gossip Girl's Identity

Morgan Glennon | Posted 05.14.2013 | TV
Morgan Glennon

Peck joined the CW's Gossip Girl in its fifth season as Serena's (real) cousin Lola Rhodes. Now she's returned to the city of scandalous Upper East Siders as the youngest daughter of the dysfunctional Bowers family at the heart of NBC's Deception.

NBC's ‘Deception' Not Dead Yet – But Gasping for Air

EurWeb | Posted 02.14.2013 | Black Voices

The fat lady is warming up her pipes for NBC’s Meagan Good drama “Deception,” with poor viewership for the freshman series contributing to the p...

The Truth About Lying: Reinventing Our Survival Instincts

Russell C. Smith | Posted 04.14.2013 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

As we get older, it becomes clear how cheaters do, in fact, sometimes win. Quite often, they win big and fall to a horrible disgrace when the truth is revealed about their compromised victories.

Primetime Television: The New Color-Blind Medium?

Meron Mogos | Posted 03.31.2013 | TV
Meron Mogos

There should be space for diversity without the antagonism of race, and the introduction of shows like Scandal and Deception illustrate that a new trajectory has been marked. What does this convey about how we address race on television?