TED-Ed Lesson: The Language of Lying

From White Lies to Whoppers, Data-Driven Ways to Identify the Lies We Hear Every Day

In his viral TED-Ed lesson, Noah Zandan shows us how we can recognize verbal and nonverbal communication patterns to determine whether a speaker is trustworthy. He uses communication science to offer an objective answer to the age-old question of how to spot a liar.

About your hosts:

Noah Zandan
CEO & CO-FOUNDER at QUANTIFIED

Noah is the CEO and Co-founder of Quantified, and a pioneer in applying behavioral science to elevate human performance. Under Noah’s leadership, Quantified has become the global standard for developing people’s ability to thrive and excel professionally in a society where extraordinary communication opens the doors to influence, connection, and success. Noah is a best-selling author of Insights into Influence and he has delivered main-stage TED and TED-Ed Talks with over 17 million views. Noah formerly specialized in quantitative analysis on Wall Street for Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank, and for Private Equity firm Brentwood Associates. He has an Economics degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

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