Can you tell if someone is trying to pull the wool over your eyes? Deception is all around us. Whether it's our friends assuring us that our radical new hairstyle is great, lovers insisting they have been faithful or marketeers misleading us with extravagant claims, we are barraged with varying forms of deception in our everyday lives. While many of us believe we are naturals at detecting lies, most of us look in all the wrong places for signals of deception. So how can you tell is someone is misleading you - via a well-intentioned white lie or a full-blown scam? With the right tools, inside knowledge from the latest psychological research and a bit of practice, anyone can improve their ability to sniff out lies. In this book psychologists Dr Paul Seager and Dr Sandi Mann debunk the popular myths and show the true methods of lie detection. Learn: * how good you are at spotting lies * the real clues in body language * how to use an 'honest baseline' * the verbal and vocal cues to lying * how to detect the lies of children, friends, lovers, colleagues, customers, clients, con artists, salespeople and politicians Would I Lie to You? is an indispensable guide for anyone who wants both to understand the art of lying and indeed to enhance their lie-detection skills.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.