Lie Detection

LiveScience: Human beings are abysmal at detecting lies consciously, but their subconscious mind may have a better nose for deceit, new research suggests. People who are asked to detect people lying about a theft do no better than chance when asked to explicitly sniff out the liars, but are more More

Science Magazine: Unfortunately, spotting a liar isn’t as easy as checking to see if they have their fingers crossed behind their back. Yet, some scientists are saying we’re better at detecting a lie than we think. A study published this month in Psychological Science finds that our unconscious mind, or More

Pacific Standard: Can you tell if someone is lying to you? Newly published research suggests you actually have that ability—at least to an extent—but accessing it is a different story. In two experiments, researchers from the University of California-Berkeley found people are better at detecting deception using indirect methods that More