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- Ruth Marcus: 0
If you want to know if someone is telling the truth, keep an eye on the eyes.
Liars blink in different ways during and after a falsehood, researchers claim.
They blink less than normal during the lie, and then have a flurry up to eight times faster than usual afterwards.
‘It is striking what different patterns in eye blinks emerged for liars and truth tellers,’ said Dr Sharon Leal, co-author of the study at Portsmouth University.
‘Such striking differences in behaviour between liars and truth tellers are rarely seen in deception research.’
source (yes, I know, it’s the Daily Mail…)
Arnie Gunderson and Helen Caldicott are among the most qualified and outspoken critics of Japan’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi meltdowns. Awareness on this issue is sorely lacking. Roughly 27x more fuel than Chernobyl, in an area 40x more densely populated. It would be hard to overstate the risks from this unprecedented, ongoing disaster. This clip gives a solid overview of the situation. Skip to 4:00m mark if you don’t want to hear the expert bios.