Instant Genius Podcast: The science of lying, with Professor Richard Wiseman
Published: 20th February, 2023 at 08:07
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Think you can tell when someone’s being dishonest with you? Think again.
Instant Genius is a bite-sized masterclass in podcast form. And in this episode, we're talking about lying (promise).
Think you can tell when someone’s being dishonest with you? Think again. Richard Wiseman, a professor of the public understanding of psychology at the University of Hertfordshire and host of the new podcast On Your Mind, busts the common myths around lie-detecting and reveals how you can identify if someone’s really telling the truth.
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