TED Video and Discussion Series

Date: August 10, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


Saturday, August 10, 2019

Room N111

Free Admission

Pamela Meyer

“How to Spot a Liar”

Our next TED talk is by social media expert Pamela Meyer, entitled, “How to spot a liar.”

Pamela can tell when you’re lying. If it’s not your words that give you away, it’s your posture, eyes, breathing rate, fidgets, and a host of other indicators. Worse, she says, we are all lied to up to 200 times a day, from the white lies that allow society to function smoothly to the devastating duplicities that bring down corporations and break up families. 

Working with a team of researchers over several years, Pamela, who is CEO of social networking company Simpatico Networks, collected and reviewed most of the research on deception that has been published, from such fields as law-enforcement, military, psychology and espionage. She then became an expert herself, receiving advanced training in deception detection, including multiple courses of advanced training in interrogation, micro expression analysis, statement analysis, behavior and body language interpretation, and emotion recognition. Her research is synthetized in her bestselling book, Liespotting.

We hope you can join us for an extremely interesting talk.

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design, and the TED talks feature experts in a variety of fields who present unique ways of looking at their respective fields of expertise.

Everyone is welcome to these free sessions.

A discussion will take place after the lecture.


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