How I know goes back to the dawn of human history: In evolutionary terms, being a successful liar
constituted what anthropologists call "a selective advantage.
For decades, psychologists have done laboratory experiments in an attempt to describe differences between the behavior of liars
and of people telling the truth.
Gravity-defying gestures symbolize emphasis and true sentiment, both of which liars
Women are not only bigger liars
but are now better liars
7) Although the attorney did not specifically characterize the witness as a "liar
," the Fourth District Court of Appeal gratuitously observed "it is permissible for an attorney to comment on the credibility of a witness, for example by calling the witness a liar
, when it is with reference to the testimony given and the attorney is merely drawing a conclusion from the evidence.
But some of the best known liars
out there have an Irish connection so we like to keep that alive.
These signals, some of which can pass in a split second, indicate the leakage of emotions that the liar
would rather keep hidden: guilt, anger, fear, embarrassment, or "duping delight," the glee some liars
feel at deceiving their targets.
The essence of their arguments can be reduced to the fact that hard-core liars
do so for three primary purposes: punishment, protection, and self-promotion.
Two movie producers are suing Hollywood moguls for at least pounds 15 million over the blockbuster comedy Liar
I have never read a real estate book with as much humor and education packed between two covers," said Dave Ramsey, best selling author and national syndicated radio host in his foreword to Buyers Are Liars
and Sellers Are Too
The report says that liars
can't help feeling a bit nervous when telling a lie, and to hide this nervousness, they will try to keep their vocal tone very stable and their voice can come out as a monotone.
Psychologist Samantha Mann, of Portsmouth University, said: "People expect liars
to be shifty and to fidget.
Lies and the Lying Liars
Who Tell Them, A Fair and Balance Look at the Right
Whatever else you do this month of pride, make a promise to speak up for yourself and to call the hatemongers by their true names: liars
and coconspirators in every bashing or murder targeting someone gay, lesbian, or transgendered.
By the prosecution's own admission, the juries, first at Maidstone Crown Court and this week at Nottingham Crown Court, had either to believe the word of liars
and thieves or they had to acquit Michael Stone.