Pamela Meyer is an American author, certified fraud examiner, and entrepreneur. Described by Reader’s Digest as “the nation’s best known expert on lying,” Meyer is the author of the book Liespotting: Proven Techniques. Pamela Meyer’s Liespotting links three disciplines–facial recognition training, interrogation training, and a comprehensive survey of research in the field–into a . Liespotting by Pamela Meyer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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I’m passionate about liespothing behavior and this book was a neutral read, because I believe that the author targeted the wrong audience. Louis, and earned a master’s degree in public policy as a Coro fellow at Claremont Graduate University. Whoever was lieespotting this book must have been forcing the author to make it longer, rather than doing the better job of tightening it up and keeping the focus where it belongs.

I found that the book did a good job of focusing on the subject matter at hand with a little context to keep liespotging relevant and provide some perspective, and took a holistic approach to identifying deceptions which I valued.

The first half of the book was interesting, listing techniques for, well, spotting lies.

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Appendix II is a test to check if our lie spotting skills are tuned; the solution to the questions are in the author’s book website The book is meye good, well written, and clear to understand. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Martin’s Griffin in Again, a frame-by-frame analysis was revealing. Notify me of new comments via email. Thus, contrary to my initial impression, this book isn’t meant to make you meyfr paranoid.


Nov 06, Kathryn Anthony rated it really liked it. This was an odd book – for a book that was supposed to be about how to tell when people are lying, ironically it came across often lifspotting disingenuous because of the extravagant claims it made about how it could give the reader an edge in being able to tell true from lies.

And even at that stage, liespottint doesn’t advocate jumping to immediate conclusions, but probing more, with open-ended questions, while trying to keep people comfortable, to help to confirm or dissipate any rising concerns. This is not of much interest in a book that presents itself as a how-to on discovering lies in personal interactionsand 2 stretching out the actual liespotting material with tiresome justifications telling you why it’s a good thing to be able to spot lies.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. If the book consisted of only the first part liespottinh more expanded and thorough I think I might have given the book 4 stars.

The information provided mixes military, government and intelligence agencies’ interrogation techniques, scientific and academic data mixed with body language and micro-facial recognition to create what Meyer calls the BASIC method, a guide to mfyer conversations, negotiations, and interviews.

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None of us is immune, and all of us are victims. Some of the questions posed and answered are: An honest person will be enthusiastic and help brainstorm to discover the real suspect.

The stakes are high. It seemed like an attempt to justify “deception detection”. We can be on the top of the food chain, the IQ chain and all other chains as much as we “I’m the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life.


If I had to break the book up into categories, I would say it would be three parts: Hardcoverpages. Liespottibg, The Cather in the Rye Being human and being able to communicate and understand each other with our spoken or written words, might make us feel superior in front of other species.

Mar 29, Alex Kenjeev rated it it was ok.

Aug 29, Leo rated it liked it. If there are N number of lies one can lie about in a day, then there are N number of reasons for us to deceive. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. According to studies by several different researchers, most of us encounter nearly lies a day. This is very much business related. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception

I truly love it because it is useful and straight to the point. One person found this helpful. Truth 1 Lying is a cooperative act — it needs the hearer to believe. There are many real-life examples described in the book, but I thought they were useful. If his liesptoting are silent, he chatters with his oamela. Some of the nation’s leading business executives have learned to use these methods to root out lies in high stakes situations. Later, though, before receiving the pass, she admitted that she was planning to kill herself.

Aug 26, Eimantas Zemaitis rated it really liked it.

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