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11 signs someone is lying to you
Yahoo/Business Insider ^ | 5-2-14 | By Vivian Giang and Jacquelyn Smith

Posted on 05/02/2014 3:45:26 PM PDT by kingattax

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.

Dr. Lillian Glass, a behavioral analyst and body language expert who has worked with the FBI on unmasking signals of deception, says when trying to figure out if someone is lying, you first need to understand how the person normally acts. Then you'll want to pay careful attention to their facial expressions, body language, and speech patterns, she writes in her book "The Body Language of Liars."

(Excerpt) Read more at finance.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: bodylanguage; deception; liar; lies; lying

1 posted on 05/02/2014 3:45:26 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Sign number One -— He’s a politician


2 posted on 05/02/2014 3:48:13 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: kingattax

They forgot the obvious “tell”: “let me be clear.”


3 posted on 05/02/2014 3:49:42 PM PDT by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: kingattax

They identify themselves as liberal.


4 posted on 05/02/2014 3:50:04 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: kingattax

Dang man, that list looks like what I do every morning when I get up...


5 posted on 05/02/2014 3:50:07 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: kingattax
The undocumented pRes_ _ent-by-Election Fraud and Pelosi-perjury
always heralds that he NOTHING but a liar.

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6 posted on 05/02/2014 3:50:21 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: kingattax

Everything I say is a lie, including this comment.


7 posted on 05/02/2014 3:54:55 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: Diogenesis

When Bill Clinton wags his finger at us, and is looking upwards, instead of looking people in the eye, as he lectures us that he didn’t have sexual relations with that woman, in retrospect, we know he was lying.


8 posted on 05/02/2014 3:55:04 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: kingattax

That inner sense in me is quite strong.Practical example...ever since he first hit the national stage whenever I saw his lips move I knew Osama Obama was lying.


9 posted on 05/02/2014 3:55:44 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: kingattax

the surest sign someone is lying is when you see Obama’s lips moving!


10 posted on 05/02/2014 3:58:31 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Not fair. He is a democrat. That is an automatic tell.


11 posted on 05/02/2014 4:02:48 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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12 posted on 05/02/2014 4:06:17 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: kingattax

I ask what their political proclivities are. If they say they are liberal or Democrat, I know that is the last truth I can expect out of them.


13 posted on 05/02/2014 4:10:37 PM PDT by pallis
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To: faithhopecharity

and the lips are moving.


14 posted on 05/02/2014 4:11:47 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
"When Bill Clinton wags his finger at us, and is looking upwards, instead of looking people in the eye, as he lectures us that he didn’t have sexual relations with that woman, in retrospect, we know he was lying."

Um...when Bill Clinton's lips were moving, we knew he was lying.

15 posted on 05/02/2014 4:16:15 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

Obamacrats always lie!


16 posted on 05/02/2014 4:16:51 PM PDT by RAY (God Bless the USA!)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

Yes. But some prominent politicians today can lie to us without even needing to move their lips. Or even be awake. They are such expert lists they can lie to us in their sleep. A genuine talent.


17 posted on 05/02/2014 4:17:34 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: kingattax
My favorite tell is when someone says "To tell you the truth:".
I can't help thinking "What? You've been lying to me up until now? And you probably will continue."
When I get that from a sales guy, that's my cue to leave.

18 posted on 05/02/2014 4:22:49 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: kingattax
Any speech that contains any of these tells: "Let me be clear!", "This will help working class families.", "To level the playing field...", "America will never allow...", "This reform will reduce the cost of...", "To ensure the safety of...", "To protect the environment..." and so on. You get the idea.

19 posted on 05/02/2014 4:24:19 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: kingattax

I looked at the second sentence wrong...thought it said forensic proctologist.


20 posted on 05/02/2014 5:01:25 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: kingattax

5. They provide too much information.

[Ever notice how lengthy and rambling Obama’s responses to questions are?]


21 posted on 05/02/2014 5:07:36 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: BitWielder1

It’s all about fairness.


22 posted on 05/02/2014 5:12:40 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: BitWielder1

“My favorite tell is when someone says “To tell you the truth:””

Yep. Also variants: “In all honesty...” “To be perfectly honest...”

There could be a nugget of truth in what you’re about to hear... but the speaker is also hiding something. Or lying about something else. Either way, shields up!


23 posted on 05/02/2014 5:20:56 PM PDT by Blue Ink
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To: Dilbert San Diego
When Bill Clinton wags his finger at us, and is looking upwards, instead of looking people in the eye, as he lectures us that he didn’t have sexual relations with that woman, in retrospect, we know he is lying. - - - There, fixed it!
24 posted on 05/02/2014 5:25:50 PM PDT by cqnc (Don't Blame ME, I voted for the American!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
When Bill Clinton wags his finger at us, and is looking upwards, instead of looking people in the eye, as he lectures us that he didn’t have sexual relations with that woman, in retrospect, we know he is lying. - - - even Better!
25 posted on 05/02/2014 5:30:14 PM PDT by cqnc (Don't Blame ME, I voted for the American!)
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To: kingattax

Their heads constantly swivel back and forth and they never look straight forward.


26 posted on 05/02/2014 5:33:46 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: kingattax

One of the chief lying news services tells us about liars. You can’t make this stuff up.


27 posted on 05/02/2014 5:46:41 PM PDT by Luke21 (hicago)
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To: kingattax

Thanks for posting the article.

The problem with their ‘rules’ are that no person’s behavior is absolute.

Anyone who has played poker at a professional or semi-pro level will use “false tells” to confuse their opponents. Once they feel that you have them figured out (or you them), they (or you) can make your move and walk away with the pot. The trick is that you have to be aware that they are setting up a pattern of false tells (lies) and use it against them. This is why poker is the absolute best game ever invented, IMHO.

Some people exhibit nervousness when having face-to-face conversations with someone they are not familiar with. For me personally, it makes me nervous when someone stares me directly in the eyes without blinking. It’s creepy.

A person may have physical problems that makes them cross and un-cross their legs, fidget in their chair, etc.

A person may cover their mouth when talking to an interviewer not because they are lying, but because they may be concerned about their breath or the condition of the teeth.

As I noted earlier, there are no absolutes.


28 posted on 05/02/2014 5:48:59 PM PDT by panaxanax
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To: kingattax

The article didn’t mention “uh,uh,wait,uh,uh,let me tell you,uh,uh,uh,let me be perfectly clear,uh,uh,uh,the fact is,uh,uh.


29 posted on 05/02/2014 5:58:09 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: kingattax

Generally speaking, you’ve got to be acquainted with or at least have a passing familiarity with typical speech patterns and behavior of a person in order to detect a “tell.” The ones you need to worry about are pretty good at it. A stranger who is a poor liar can be identified as such fairly easily but a good one? Maybe, maybe not. Pay attention to your own gut instincts, a lot of it is subconscious, imho. What would be a “tell” for one person could be a nervous tic for another. There are few hard and fast rules that always apply equally, everywhere, to everyone.


30 posted on 05/02/2014 5:59:22 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: TomGuy

Yep, always a big give away. Bad liars always over sell the lie.


31 posted on 05/02/2014 6:01:50 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: kingattax

Right. Speak slow, say a lot of umm’s and ahh’s ....


32 posted on 05/02/2014 6:10:35 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: faithhopecharity
Sign number One -— He’s a politician

No, sign number one is "his lips are moving".

33 posted on 05/02/2014 6:16:41 PM PDT by DeepInTheHeartOfTexas
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To: BitWielder1

My favorite is, “The fact of the matter is....”


34 posted on 05/02/2014 6:21:27 PM PDT by MisterArtery
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To: faithhopecharity

You mean that there are only eleven in the mac daddy administration?


35 posted on 05/02/2014 6:22:28 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: kingattax

One sure sign for obastard.. his lips move.


36 posted on 05/02/2014 6:37:21 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: freedumb2003

Harcourt Fenton Mudd


37 posted on 05/02/2014 6:38:41 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: faithhopecharity

If he’s a politician then sign #2 is his lips are moving.


38 posted on 05/02/2014 7:37:14 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: RedMDer

That kid has vital data, he has seen and touched the hatch covers on ‘obarrys head!


39 posted on 05/03/2014 3:48:23 AM PDT by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day.)
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To: moose07

He found the controls to the TOTUS receiver.


40 posted on 05/03/2014 7:37:30 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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