This is not the Godfather I’m talking about.
He’s directed classic films with the themes of secrets and deception, such as The Godfather trilogy, The Conversation, and Apocalypse Now. Continue reading “The Godfather’s advice on lying”
Actually, you hire a current CIA employee moonlighting at another company… Continue reading “Spot a Lying Executive by Hiring the CIA”
"My wife coming out of a magic show thinking people can do things they can’t is wrong…" – Penn Gillette
Continue reading “Penn of Penn & Teller – Should magicians be lying so much?”
Graphics initially created by One Dead Pixel for the TV show Pretty Little Liars, Vimeo>>
Be especially wary of 12-year-old kids
Continue reading “Why lying children make good adults”
We only have a 4% advantage
over chance at detecting liars. Continue reading “Why we can’t tell if someone is lying”
Here’s an abstract of research which suggests that the difficulty when we lie is not about our brain trying to suppress the truth, but is about our brain trying to keep other people’s mental states in mind when we lie. Continue reading “Why does lying hurt your brain?”
You Mean You Were Bluffing?
Cartoonist Don Wright drew this editorial cartoon on the folly of nuclear war. Continue reading “When lying is fatal to everyone”
A detail of the infographic "Honey,
I’m working late and other stories:
The truth about phone calls"
Continue reading “When do lying humans lie the most?”
Two memorable songs about the girls lying to the boys, from the 60’s garage band sounds of The Castaways and The Knickerbockers. Both songs tell those lying girls that he’s just not going to take it much longer, and when he leaves, then she’s the one who’ll be sad. But not quite yet, because he loves her, and now he’s the one who’s sad and crying. Continue reading “The two best lying songs of 1965”