How to spot a liar | Pamela Meyer

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On any given day we're lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and "hotspots" used by those trained to recognize deception -- and she argues honesty is a value worth preserving.
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  • KapitanDragen
    KapitanDragenDitë më parë

    this is a useless video,go reveal bluff in a poker with 90% accuracy(lmao),if u so smart.That's where u can prove u're an expert of lyers

  • Sarah Lee
    Sarah LeeDitë më parë

    I know I'm not the only one out there that suffers from this affliction but I cannot look people in the eye. It's not something that comes natural except to my children. I have no problem looking them in the eye. but everyone and I mean everyone else, I have to work at it and it's uncomfortable and it is not a long gaze. So a lot of times people assume I'm lying. And that sucks. This has caused me to not be hired for jobs that I'm qualified and educated for. It has caught me criminal charges. (Only twice and I'm one for one) So this is really awkward though at least for me it is.... if I'm lying to someone I can look them directly in the eye! (still not for a long time) but while I'm telling the lie I can look them right in their eyes. I've spent a lot of time trying to figure out why this is and over the past couple years have brought it up with my doctor in therapy and this is kind of what we have so far deduced of that situation; it's because of my mind set switches over to something different. it's like I'm an actress portraying a character and these are my lines. the LIE is my lines. And if I'm an actress portraying a character saying lines then it's not real and it's not real world (even though it is) its not the same kind of reality, I guess is the best way to try to put it. and somehow in that weird kind of mindset that happens almost subconsciously I'm able to look people in the eye. now this isn't every time I've lied, but it's something that I've noticed quite frequently when I'm lying, which isn't too often. or is it...?

  • Dvh
    Dvh2 ditë më parë

    9:28 she said that liars tend to freeze their upper bodies, but when she said that she herself froze.... So does that mean that she is lying??????

  • Mary Lucero
    Mary Lucero3 ditë më parë

    I'm watching this to see how many times my dad lies to me in a day... It's honestly sad

  • Hugh Moore
    Hugh Moore3 ditë më parë

    . . . or put a liar on the spot . The new name for the internet iz . . the lyin' king ! ! !

  • Lordeevee
    Lordeevee4 ditë më parë

    The statement below is true The statement above is false A truth of the lie, or the truth lies?

  • [Indic boi]
    [Indic boi]4 ditë më parë

    If you can lie better you can spot a liar too.

  • PaGus Music
    PaGus Music5 ditë më parë

    There’s so much science behind spotting a liar, love the speech, incredibly insightful!

  • Farah Indiasti
    Farah Indiasti6 ditë më parë

    Like goverment lies to their citizen

  • The Re-Sis-Stance is coming
    The Re-Sis-Stance is coming6 ditë më parë

    Turn on your tv, that's how you spot them. D'oh Next academic academic waste-of-time telling us the frackin obvious .... 'Sunshine is good' 'Natural foods are good' You posh idiots

    NITHIN PT7 ditë më parë

    Mhn.this video is dope she's amazing.

  • Robert Quintana
    Robert Quintana8 ditë më parë

    Was sold on be truth seeker not lie spotters.

  • Robert Quintana
    Robert Quintana8 ditë më parë

    (Alfred Q ;)

  • Emeres _Girl
    Emeres _Girl8 ditë më parë

    “Fake digital friends” That one hit me..

  • Emeres _Girl

    Emeres _Girl

    8 ditë më parë


  • Anikin Skywalker
    Anikin Skywalker8 ditë më parë

    Trust no 1 bar the one above. She has gd points. Facts!!!

  • LG LG
    LG LG9 ditë më parë

    A man who speaks the truth has few friends ;-)

  • Natty
    Natty10 ditë më parë

    *gerry Macann has left the chat*

  • Frank L
    Frank L11 ditë më parë

    Nice! And the quote is good, character shows in the dark :)

  • Clyde Crail
    Clyde Crail11 ditë më parë

    Just look at trump!

  • Mario Lothbrock robles
    Mario Lothbrock robles13 ditë më parë

    Trash talks

  • Roy Villasenor
    Roy Villasenor13 ditë më parë

    I'm only a liar to myself

  • David Key
    David Key14 ditë më parë

    I don’t believe you.

  • Angela
    Angela15 ditë më parë

    the apes said and blamed pet kitten for ripping the the sink out of the wall cocoa the Gorilla

  • Roy Jones
    Roy Jones16 ditë më parë

    If your good enough at lying you will prevail

  • metal 193
    metal 19317 ditë më parë

    Go to parliament. You'll see loads

  • poojan viradiya
    poojan viradiya17 ditë më parë

    Title:- How to spot a Liar The first line:- Everybody is a liar That is how you spot a liar LOL

  • Jay Dubbs
    Jay Dubbs17 ditë më parë

    Did anyone ever question that this video glorified lying and now want to lie?

  • Mortgage Financing
    Mortgage Financing20 ditë më parë


  • Ed Green
    Ed Green21 ditë më parë

    Paranoia, deception, omissions. Is it me doug?

  • Marilyn Schmidt
    Marilyn Schmidt23 ditë më parë

    So who would still want her life over their own? ME

  • I'm Probably Wrong About Everything
    I'm Probably Wrong About Everything23 ditë më parë

    In d still photo it looks like she has blood on her hands lol

  • samuel tops
    samuel tops24 ditë më parë

    Am a living witness of this, all thanks to DERRICK_SPY that didn't disappoint me in getting access to my wife's phone so that the truth can be known that she was truly cheating on me. she was always coming home late at night sometimes she will just call and say she wasn't coming home, i explained my situation to a friend HARRY who introduced me to DERRICK_SPY on instagram who helped me out within few hours i got what i wanted. You need to write to DERRICK_SPY on instagram and you won't be disappointed

  • Patricia Cooper
    Patricia Cooper26 ditë më parë

    Surrounded by liars oh my!

  • unbaised opinion
    unbaised opinion27 ditë më parë

    What a load of S this is. And she's made a career out of it. Like a man far more intelligent than her once said....."Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar"

  • Sara Portugak
    Sara Portugak27 ditë më parë


  • Rozampuii Vanchhawng
    Rozampuii Vanchhawng28 ditë më parë

    Bible never lie.... That's all!

  • Zayda Love
    Zayda Love29 ditë më parë

    *F in the chat for her husband and kids.*

  • TheNoNameMF
    TheNoNameMF29 ditë më parë

    If terms of service finds this video then it’s over for us..

  • Lightoftheworld
    LightoftheworldMuaj më parë

    This has nothing to do with the video but: Jesus/yeshua is the Son of God. You can only know God by Jesus. Thats all for now.

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  • Brian Keane
    Brian KeaneMuaj më parë

    first this women Is a liar

  • Karl Dunne
    Karl DunneMuaj më parë

    Howard Storm Story - 10:15s talks about where bad people go after they die 🤢........ ALthe..(try to spot if he is lying!!!)..

  • Rr1027 Hey
    Rr1027 HeyMuaj më parë

    This is one of the best TED Talks. She's funny and actually interesting

  • Kevin Suarez
    Kevin SuarezMuaj më parë

    reminds me of some extremely calm, cool, parents showing little or no emotion, with the passing of their kindergarten children. The interviews are very disturbing.

  • N O R T H W I N D, C E A S E !
    N O R T H W I N D, C E A S E !Muaj më parë

    How to spot a liar: look in the mirror

  • Sir Edith
    Sir EdithMuaj më parë

    How to spot a liar: she wears a dress.

  • Johannes Laas
    Johannes LaasMuaj më parë

    open your pineal gland and your intuition will tell you immediately when someone is lying

  • miljania ray
    miljania rayMuaj më parë

    The combative apology realistically waste because shelf commercially doubt except a noiseless cycle. earsplitting, sweltering chair

  • Brad Young
    Brad YoungMuaj më parë

    that lady that smiled after her lie gave me literal shivers.

  • NJ Hawksworth
    NJ HawksworthMuaj më parë

    Trump's constant "believe me" was always a giveaway he was lying. It was obvious. Also, it was clear he was lying when his mouth was open and noise was coming out.

  • Michael LaMasters
    Michael LaMastersMuaj më parë

    I can spot a politician who is a liar...their mouth is moving

  • Kyle Yang
    Kyle YangMuaj më parë

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  • Richard Marks Jr.
    Richard Marks Jr.Muaj më parë

    Very odd that she mentions two Democrat presidents but no mention of the biggest liar of all time....Donald Trump. Smh

  • compazine
    compazineMuaj më parë

    Liars will point their feet towards an exit? Please. She is right about one thing though: the science around deception isn't static. Unfortunately, a lot of her tell-tales -- such as 'authentic emotions' and the previously mentioned howler about a person's foot position -- are squarely 15 years outdated.

  • Micheal Myers
    Micheal MyersMuaj më parë

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  • Malamute Aerospace
    Malamute AerospaceMuaj më parë

    Bullshit The Mossad taught a much different technic.

  • kathryn koch
    kathryn kochMuaj më parë


  • George Hall
    George HallMuaj më parë

    The term 'white lie' seems to have originate after one of the 1800s versions of the Bible was produced, that made Jesus out to be a liar in John 7:8. In the lying Bible version, one incidence of the word yet, out of two in the passage, is dropped, and without any justification. See "No Liars In Heaven" by Chick available online free.

  • Denisa Teodora
    Denisa TeodoraMuaj më parë

    I don't get why the people started laughing when Diane Downs smiled .She was talking about a kid who died because of her .People make fun out of everything.

  • Evren Burak Gurman
    Evren Burak GurmanMuaj më parë

    If we fear a situation, we have to more lie.

  • Ron Witt
    Ron WittMuaj më parë

    Old as breathing?

  • dianel villarico
    dianel villaricoMuaj më parë

    I really enjoy watching this while learning

  • Jetski Pump
    Jetski PumpMuaj më parë

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  • Jacklyn Cobb
    Jacklyn CobbMuaj më parë

    There’s someone on an app called khan academy named Pamela.

  • pratheepa selvarajah
    pratheepa selvarajahMuaj më parë

    I attended this talk!

  • Richard Brown
    Richard BrownMuaj më parë

    Until the 20th century commited Quakers never lied, and they always kept their word. They became enormously rich.

  • KyaraExMachina
    KyaraExMachinaMuaj më parë

    I see a liar. She's giving the TED Talk.

  • Local Girl
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  • Vera Sanders
    Vera SandersMuaj më parë

    Why was OJ Simpson's picture there.

  • KapitanDragen


    Ditë më parë

    bc he was a murder?

  • BigBroBrain
    BigBroBrainMuaj më parë

    would you rather be able to spot a liar or always get away with lying?

  • Rachel Smith
    Rachel SmithMuaj më parë

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    Avril VivieneMuaj më parë

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  • Adrian Catana
    Adrian CatanaMuaj më parë

    She just starts with a lie! "we can t find Henry Overlander on google or anywhere!"

  • alexis
    alexisMuaj më parë

    I don't know if this makes sense but she looks like the most british american

  • dragonwingzz
    dragonwingzzMuaj më parë

    plot twist. she was lying

  • Particia Meade
    Particia MeadeMuaj më parë

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  • ada pecas
    ada pecasMuaj më parë

    3 kinds of people watching the video: -liars that want to get better at lying -liars that want to stop lying -people that want to spot liars

  • Jimmy Chen
    Jimmy ChenMuaj më parë

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    Nicola BeanMuaj më parë

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    Heide KlingMuaj më parë

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    Jennifer NguyenMuaj më parë

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  • Valerie Curtis
    Valerie CurtisMuaj më parë

    I'm a pretty honest person. But according to this, I'm a liar. :(

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    Morton HelenMuaj më parë

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  • EnrqCrtz
    EnrqCrtzMuaj më parë

    imagine being her child u feel read all the time so youre too honest that people feel bad lying to you

  • Julius Marangga
    Julius MaranggaMuaj më parë

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  • egas nus
    egas nusMuaj më parë

    Sociopaths don't EVER lie... we don't need to...

  • egas nus
    egas nusMuaj më parë

    I am a liar, every word I say is a lie!!!!

  • Andrei Dines
    Andrei DinesMuaj më parë

    Today I discovered my ex.b.f was cheating on social media! What a waste of 3 years. Only myself to blame. Its ok , I'm not crying lol

  • aprox


    8 ditë më parë

    Good attitude. Cheating should always be zero tolerance. The trust level will never be the same.

  • Sotiris
    SotirisMuaj më parë

    Everybody lies vicodin wisdom

  • Naomi Ferguson
    Naomi FergusonMuaj më parë

    I can not believe she said Bible. She never studied the bible. Shame on her.

  • That 70's Bike

    That 70's Bike

    Muaj më parë

    Maybe she was referring to those mentioned in the Bible who did lie. John 8:44

  • S Chambers
    S ChambersMuaj më parë

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  • Benjamin Titcomb
    Benjamin TitcombMuaj më parë

    Think she may be wrong on a few sub topics but other than that it was brilliant.

  • Hakan Oeztuerk
    Hakan OeztuerkMuaj më parë

    Or she is a good actress....

  • Hakan Oeztuerk
    Hakan OeztuerkMuaj më parë

    I remember my face expression when i bit the first time in a 4 hours old fast food Hamburger...

  • Hakan Oeztuerk
    Hakan OeztuerkMuaj më parë

    Child without marriage???? in Europe not an affaire...

  • Hakan Oeztuerk
    Hakan OeztuerkMuaj më parë

    Strauss-Kahn???? Accused for Sexual disturb and left free...

  • Hakan Oeztuerk
    Hakan OeztuerkMuaj më parë

    He worked so hard....

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