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How to spot a liar - Pamela Meyer

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People can be exposed to hundreds of lies each day about both serious and harmless things. Because of this, it’s important to be able to understand how to recognize deception. Using verbal and non-verbal clues, anyone can learn to analyze body language to become a truth seeker. 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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