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Liars start to mimic the actions of their interviewers when spinning a huge whopper, study finds 

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The ultimate ‘tell’: Liars start to mimic the actions of their interviewers when spinning a huge whopper, study finds

  • Researchers used motion capture technology to monitor volunteer movements 
  • They had people tell the truth and increasingly complicated lies to interviewers
  • As the lies became more complex the liars began to mimic interviewer motions
  • This suggests that we mimic non-verbal language as brain activity increases

Liars begin to mimic the actions of their interviewers questioning them about the whoppers they’ve been spinning, a new study has revealed.

Dutch researchers from Erasmus Universiteit…



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