10 secrets of effective liars, by Jeff Wise

10 secrets of effective liars, by Jeff Wise Jeff Wise, looking shifty

  1. Only lie when you need to
  2. Work out the details
  3. Prevaricate (be ambiguous)
  4. Tell what the "lied to" wants to hear
  5. Be consistent
  6. Be committed to your lie
  7. Control your nonverbal signals
  8. If they’re suspicious, manipulate more
  9. Attack them back
  10. If caught, bargain

Jeff Wise wrote the book Extreme Fear: The Science of Your Mind in Danger>>



Jeff’s Extreme Fear blog at Psychology Today>>

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