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Lie Detection

What Should I Do if an Employee Is a Liar?

Russ Warner | Posted 09.24.2014 | Business
Russ Warner

We need to be careful not to assume that individuals are guaranteed to repeat past behavior. Such assumptions can limit a person's ability to learn and grow. But, how can we know if an employee is going to repeat past behavior such as illicit drug use, theft, or bribery?

Catching Liars

Paul Ekman | Posted 08.14.2014 | Science
Paul Ekman

"Diogenes," the lie-catching machine in the sci-fi screenplay that a friend and I wrote 20 years ago, made no mistakes. In real life we aren't quite there yet, but our recent research on truth and falsehood is getting closer than I ever expected it would.

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.

Amanda L. Chan

How To Tell If Someone Is Lying To You

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Did your husband just look up and to the left when you asked him if anything was going on with that woman he had dinner with? Did your daughter provid...

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.

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.

Do We Own Our Memories?

Adam Kolber | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Adam Kolber

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgAs we develop more effective ways to access and alter the memories of others, our memories start to seem less and less our own.

Study Holds Clues To Catching Texting Liars

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.06.2013 | Science

Ever get nervous when someone takes a long time to text you back? Trust your gut. A new Brigham Young University study has found that when people l...

Fearless Lie Detection

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Having trained the FBI and law enforcement personnel on lie detection, here are some tips you can use to detect if your supposed sweetheart is lying to you.

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.

Nose Study Spotlights Weird 'Pinocchio Effect'

Posted 12.04.2012 | Science

By: LiveScience Staff Published: 12/04/2012 10:26 AM EST on LiveScience Much like Pinocchio, your nose could reveal that you're lying, though un...

Intelligence Chief Uses Unreliable Lie Detector Technology to Plug Media Leaks

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

This week, the nation's top intelligence official announced that the government is expanding its use of the polygraph to expose federal employees. The testing could put intelligence workers at risk of being falsely stigmatized.

How To Outsmart A Liar

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Most of us can spot barely more than half of all lies and truths through listening and observation -- meaning, of course, that we're wrong almost as often as we're right.

Lie Detector: Sarah Palin, Bill Clinton, John Edwards 10 'Liespotting' Tips For Taking Back The Truth (PHOTOS)

Pamela Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Pamela Meyer

It starts with the book LieSpotting, which introduces everyday people to deception detection techniques well known in law enforcement and in the intelligence world.

All About Lying: An Interview With 'Liespotting' Author Pamela Meyer

New York Post | Brian Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

What I'm concerned with are the high-stakes lies, lies that are intended to either hurt another person or bolster one's own image at the expense of ot...