We hear anywhere from 10 to 200 lies a day. And although we’ve spent much of our history coming up with ways to detect these lies by tracking physiological changes in their tellers, these methods have proved unreliable. Is there a more direct approach? Noah Zandan uses some famous examples of lying to illustrate how we might use communications science to analyze the lies themselves. Animation by The Moving Company Animation Studio.
Movies about lies
Lie to me – Cal Lightman, the world’s leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies.
Liar, liar – A successful lawyer’s entire career is built on the basis of lies. His life takes an ugly turn when his son wishes for him to not lie for a day and his wish comes true.
And since we’re talking about lies, watch the reel about whether is a good thing to lie in your IELTS Speaking test.
Your IELTS bestie,