Watch This: How to Spot a Liar

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Everybody tells a fib occasionally, but some people just don’t know when to stop.

Experts estimate that we hear up to 200 lies a day. And some people become so good at fudging the truth that we have a hard time separating their true statements from the whoppers.

However, communication science can teach us how to spot the Pinocchios in our midst — even if their noses don’t grow in the telltale manner.

Watch this TED-Ed video, and you’ll learn about four communication patterns that can reveal when someone is being deceptive.

Can you spot the fibbers around you? Sound off by commenting below or on our Facebook page.

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