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.
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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...
It's no wonder that our propensity to cut corners is heavily influenced by our environment and peers.
Throw away any notion that a particular sign or behavior is indicative of deception.
As we develop more effective ways to access and alter the memories of others, our memories start to seem less and less our own.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
It starts with the book LieSpotting, which introduces everyday people to deception detection techniques well known in law enforcement and in the intelligence world.
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...
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