Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics, and Marriage (Revised Edition)

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W. W. Norton, Jan 26, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 402 pages
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From breaking the law to breaking a promise, how do people lie and how can they be caught?

In this revised edition, Paul Ekman, a renowned expert in emotions research and nonverbal communication, adds a new chapter to present his latest research on his groundbreaking inquiry into lying and the methods for uncovering lies. Ekman has figured out the most important behavioral clues to deceit; he has developed a one-hour self-instructional program that trains people to observe and understand "micro expressions"; and he has done research that identifies the facial expressions that show whether someone is likely to become violent. ?Telling Lies?describes how lies vary in form and how they can differ from other types of misinformation that can reveal untruths. It discusses how a person's body language, voice, and facial expressions can give away a lie but still fool professional lie hunters—even judges, police officers, drug enforcement agents, and Secret Service agents.

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As a Forensic Psychologist I found this book to be most useful and informative. I see many reviews panning the work, however I believe they were probably looking for entertainment rather than research ... Read full review

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As a Forensic Psychologist I found this book to be most useful and informative. I see many reviews panning the work, however I believe they were probably looking for entertainment rather than research ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Paul Ekman, director of Paul Ekman Group, is the author of Emotions Revealed, Emotional Awareness (coauthored with the Dalai Lama), and twelve other books. The FOX series Lie to Me is based on his research. A professor emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco, he lives in the Bay area.

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