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Love, Lies and Exaggeration provides an understanding of how people sometimes lie for a reason and will exaggerate to enhance their prestige in the eyes of others. In this course, psychologist Eve Ash talks to Elizabeth Loftus, Distinguished Professor at University of California, Irvine, a cognitive psychologist and expert on human memory, psychology and law about the conditions that lead people to lie.

This program provides insights into love, lies and exaggeration, guilt, illness and acceptance. People having secret affairs tell lies; this was the situation for Eve Ash's mother who lied for years about Eve's biological father. Eve's subsequent investigation revealed the truth.

elearning course learning objectives

  • Examine how people often lie for a reason
  • Identify a range of lies from white lies to more serious lies
  • Examine how people exaggerate to make themselves look better
  • Contrast different ways people are impacted by lying
  • identify how some get sick lying, whilst others conceal a situation's truth for the rest of their lives
  • Examine how for some, living with a lie might not be stressful

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New Release
Communication Skills
Psychology/Mental Health
Release Date
Jan 1, 2020
Video Running Time (minutes)
Course Length (minutes)
Seven Dimensions
Featured Talent
Dr Elizabeth Loftus
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