Parents are pretty good at detecting lies when their children tell tall tales. But do our characters spot a good lie when they see one?
Are you bad at spotting a lie?
New research by Dr. Leanne ten Brinke, a forensic psychologist at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and her collaborators, suggests that our instincts for judging liars are actually fairly strong — but our conscious minds sometimes fail us.
Luckily, there are signs we can look for when trying to detect a lie. Learn more.
Nancy and Kelly