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Can You Learn To Spot A Liar?

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Pamela Meyer explains how to spot a liar.

Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Why We Lie.

About Pamela Meyer's TEDTalk

We're surrounded by deception: in politics and pop culture, in the workplace and on social media. Pamela Meyer points out manners and cues that can help us suss out a lie.

About Pamela Meyer

Pamela Meyer is author of the book Liespotting, and CEO of Calibrate, which helps train professionals in how to detect deception. Her own training includes multiple courses in interrogation, microexpression analysis, statement analysis, behavior and body language interpretation, and emotion recognition.

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Source: NPR [http://www.npr.org/2014/06/20/321797472/can-you-learn-to-spot-a-liar?ft=3&f=1003,1004,1007,1013,1014,1017,1019,1128]

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