How to spot a liar | Pamela Meyer

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On any given day we're lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and "hotspots" used by those trained to recognize deception -- and she argues honesty is a value worth preserving.


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How to spot a liar :
1. Their noses get a little bit longer each time they lie.
2. Their pants are on fire.
Follow these tips, and you will be able to spot a liar instantly!

Author — SB User

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There are two kinds of people watching this video:
1. People who want to spot liars
2. People who want to get better at lying

Author — Douche Dick

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If you cross your fingers behind your back it doesn't count as a lie.

Author — Kitty Kitty

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So there's no need to spot a liar because everyone's a liar...ironic

Author — Sky Ryder

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anyone who smiles after saying that their kids was abused is not just a liar, its a psychopath

15:49 her smile after hearing that is so creepy

Author — deca gon

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How to spot a liar:
Are they a human being?
If yes, congratulations. You've spotted a liar.

Author — Emmy Gass

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Me while watching a tedtalk: wow this is amazing. I am now a changed person

Me, two months later: hey what was that again about spotting a liar?

Author — Kobi Benlevi

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People with social anxiety and serious introverts can show all the symptoms of lying while telling the truth because their whole personality is about being concealed, and they automatically do these things subconsciously. Their fears make them feel like they are lying although they are being truthful.

Author — Clyde x

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I grew up in a home where I was constantly under suspicion. I was always the first to be accused of something. I now automatically act guilty when someone accuses me of something even if I am innocent. I even failed a lie detector test because I was under so much stress from being accused and I felt like no one would believe me.

Author — T Harm

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liars: Okay, thanks for the tip.
stepping up my game

Author — Adebayo T

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“The best lies are best when mixed with the truth”
-Caelina sardothien.

Author — Elephan Gaming

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Plot twist: She was lying the whole time

Author — Its Devin

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What if she's lying about how to spot a liar?

Author — D-rex

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“That’s the only asymmetrical expression”

*Raises one eyebrow*

Author — Dashers100

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Mix truth with lies, so that there is some credibility
Thats how most marketing is done

Author — sathish ramasubramanian

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Just look for the words "Congressman" or "Senator" before their name.

Author — Eugenius Bear

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“The person sitting in your very seats is a liar”

Must be a pretty big liar to take up all those seats

Author — Brad

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13:26
trained lie spotter: See that guy over there, he feels contempt
doctor:
... he had a stroke

Author — Isaac W

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I want this lady to come to work with me and call out my bully with every single lie. It’ll be a long day for her.

Author — sdstewart100

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I would go to starbucks with that lady to hear more :)

Author — Henryk Zając