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Pamela Meyer’s Ted Talk : How to Spot a Liar makes “top 20 most popular talks” list with over seven million views.

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The 20 most popular TED Talks, as of this moment “As 2013 draws to a close, TED is deeply humbled to have posted 1600+ talks, each representing an idea worth spreading. So which ideas have had the most widespread impact? … Read More

Liespotting Ryan Braun

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Why you don’t need a labcoat to tell Ryan Braun was doping Though Braun was able to bluff his way past MLB officials for the better part of two years, they clearly suspected something was up. Sometimes those suspicions are … Read More

Generation Win: Has our Drive to Win Replaced Sportmanship?

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What do a hard shove in an NBA playoff game, a wayward ball in The Masters golf tournament, and a high school soccer match in Utah have in common? Nike’s new slogan sums it up: Winning Takes Care of Everything. … Read More

SmartBrief features Pamela Meyer’s comments on workplace integrity

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Don’t look now, but the person reading this over your shoulder is a liar. So is the barista who just served you coffee. So are you. We’re all liars. In fact, studies have shown that we’re regularly told anywhere from … Read More

Pamela Meyer’s editorial and TED Talk on CNN

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A glance at recent headlines indicates just how serious and pervasive deceit and lying are in daily life. Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is busy trading allegations of sexual harassment with several women; each side accuses the other of lying. … Read More

CNN Covers 10 top questions that emerged at TED Global

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Meeting for the first time in Edinburgh, TED Global drew 850 people, from 70 countries. Among the other questions raised in talks at the conference… Read More

Pamela Meyer speaks at TED Global

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Do gorillas lie?

They have been known to. Koko, the gorilla taught sign language, once blamed her pet kitten for ripping a sink out of the wall, but it’s us humans who are the true masters of the art. According to Pamela Meyer, a social media expert, we are living in a “post-truth society”. Those Facebook friends of yours, for example? Just how real are they? Lying, she says, is the bridge between reality and our fantasies, between who we are and who we want to be.

And it’s a cooperative act. You can only be lied to if you agree to it. Strangers lie three times within the first 10 minutes of meeting. But then again, according to Meyer, married couples lie to each other once in every 10 interaction…

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Stretch-Goal Research from the book Liespotting cited in Harvard Business Review

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…..Aside from those three behavioral clues, you should also consider
if the speaker is more likely to lie. You’ll find plenty of new
research on this subject, much of which has been conducted by Pamela
Meyer. For example, she explains that a person who is under pressure
(behind on a project, needing to earn a performance reward, struggling
to meet quarterly expectations) is more apt to stretch the truth than
someone who is not… Read More

Seven Big Lies About Lying – Huffington Post

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If Edith Wharton lived in the Age of Innocence, surely we now live in the Age of Deception…. Read More

5 Must-Read Books by TED Global 2011 Speakers

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Liespotting included on list! Last week, TED revealed next month’s TED Global speakers and I was delighted to find, as always, some of my favorite thinkers, writers, and doers on the list. Here are five fantastic books by some of … Read More