How to Detect Deception: Secrets of Human Lie Detectors

Former Top Mentalist in North America explains the secrets of expert lie detection through body language and linguistics
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2014 English

Course Description

Lies happen. More often than not, they leave evidence behind. In this course, professional mentalist, Tim David shares how to effectively read people in order to determine whether or not deception is present in their words or actions.

Students should take this course if they regularly interact with people at work or at home. Knowing how to detect deception builds honesty and trust and creates deeper, more connected human relationships.

What are the requirements?

  • There is no equipment or previous experience required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • After taking this course, you will know how to detect deception with a high rate of accuracy.
  • You will gain opportunities to practice your new skills.
  • You will understand how to foster honesty and trust in the workplace.

Who is the target audience?

  • HR Professionals
  • Law Enforcement
  • Parents
  • Doctors
  • Poker Players
  • Salespeople/Negotiators

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Section 1: Lies, Damn Lies
What are Lies and Why Can't We See Them without Training?
The Truth About Lies
Section 2: Lie Prevention
An Ounce of Prevention
Section 3: The BASIC Method
The B.A.S.I.C. Method Overview
Baseline Behaviors
Ask Open-Ended Questions
Study the Clusters - Verbal Clues
Study the Clusters - Non-Verbal Clues
Intuit the Gaps

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Instructor Biography

Tim David, Author, Mentalist, and Speaker

Ex-professional magician turned speaker, Tim David shares his unique take on the nature of human perception with audiences around the world. In his forthcoming book "Magic Words: The Science and Secrets Behind Seven Words That Motivate, Engage, and Influence" (Prentice Hall Press) he reveals how lessons learned on stage as a magician can help with the business communication situations in your everyday life.

Named the "2010 Top Mentalist in North America", Tim performs his one-man show, "The Human Experiment" which takes a fascinating look at the human mind and showcases his abilities as a top-rate mentalist.

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