When I read the pages about lying in the textbook I was intrigued about all the different techniques that have been attempted in order to create the perfect lie detector. It would no doubt be a useful skill to be able to tell when someone is lying. It would certainly help the judicial system. Lying seems almost like a science in its own, because its different for everybody. The studies involved in lying are very complex, making me curious if there will ever be a sure-fire way to tell if someone is lying. Does anybody really have a subconscious "tell" when they lie? I would also like to know if there are similarities between the people who the lie detector works for. Are there specific types of people who the lie detector will always work for? I almost think that different types of lie detectors could be tailored for certain people. I also find it interesting that some people think they are good at catching a lie, but probably aren't. Overall lying is a very interesting concept and to me, is probably so complex that it may never be truly mastered to tell when a person is lying, just because everyone is so different in this field.
Love the Way You Lie
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