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Everyone Lies
Eve Ash asks Professor Robert Feldman about his book "The Liar in Your Life". Over years of research, he has found that lying is something almost everyone does, we do it to interact more effectively or to impress another person. We tell lies knowingly and without thinking. We invent our backgrounds.... read more
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Exposing the Truth with Media
The media, new technology and the rise of citizen journalism places pressure on police and the courts. Professor Robert Feldman and Eve Ash discuss how sometimes prosecutors and judges are unwilling to apologize over a wrongful conviction, while others despite contrary evidence persist in their own ... read more
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False Confessions and Polygraphs
In wrongful convictions, over 25% are based on false confessions. Professor Robert Feldman and Eve Ash discuss the strange fact that people sometimes confess to something they didn't do. This is because of high anxiety levels, which create an impression of holding something back. Polygraphs are not ... read more
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The Impact of Lies
With lying so prevalent, what about its impact? Eve Ash and Professor Feldman discuss the many paradoxical effects of lying - from the "spiral effect" (you lied so I'll lie), to suspicion, forgiveness (especially when a well-known figure is popular on other fronts), inauthenticity in relationships, ... read more
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Lies and Crimes
Professor Robert Feldman tells Eve Ash that people lie for reasons ranging from the benign to creating a deception so as to avoid being pressured.People (and police) often assume a person's guilt becauseā€¢ They suspect them of being deceptiveā€¢ A person might be in a state of cognitive overload (and l... read more
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Lies and Memories
Professor Robert Feldman and Eve Ash discuss his thesis of "a culture of lies". People know when others are lying. They might encourage children to lie about liking a present, so as not hurt another person's feelings. Sometimes people lie to impress others (in job interviews, for example). Sometimes... read more
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Lies, Crimes and False Confessions
Eve Ash discusses why people tell lies with the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Professor Robert Feldman, a specialist in psychological and brain sciences. He has studied lying for many years and observes that (1) all people tell lies in different situations; (2) many are not truthful on their... read more
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Living with Lies
Eve Ash talks to Professor Robert Feldman (University of Massachusetts Amhurst) about his research for the book "The Liar in Your Life". He reveals that we all lie at different times, there are many types of lies ranging from the unconscious to lies of commission, and that people often lie within th... read more
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Lying or Truthful?
It is very hard to predict who is a liar. Professor Robert Feldman tells Eve Ash there is no particular profile or personality traits, nor can we necessarily tell from non-verbal behaviors if a person is lying. Nervousness can be confused with being deceptive. Besides we don't always want to assume ... read more
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