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Paul Ekman: How to Catch a Liar

Today is the birthday of psychologist Paul Ekman. He's best known for his work on emotion recognition and micro-expressions. In this Big Think video, he talks about what reading faces will and won't tell you—and points out that sometimes, we may not want to know the truth.

Soomo's Psychology course includes an assignment about Ekman's work called "What's In a Face?"

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