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…