TED speakers tell the truth about why we lie.

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TED speakers tell the truth about why we lie.

TED speakers tell the truth about why we lie.

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Why We Lie

Let's face it: people lie. We lie to each other and to ourselves. Is there a deeper reason why we do it? In this episode, TED speakers deconstruct the hard truths of deception.

Behavorial economist Dan Ariely speaks at TED. Asa Mathat/Courtesy of TED hide caption

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Where's The Line Between Cheating A Little and Cheating A Lot?

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Policy of Truth Nico Infante

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Can You Learn To Spot A Liar?

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Jeff Hancock explains why technology might actually keep us honest. Jeremy Hiebert/Courtesy of TED hide caption

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Does Technology Make Us More Honest?

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Last We Spoke Jim Guthrie

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How Do Magicians Manufacture Reality?

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Finished With LIes They Might Be Giants