Lovable liars

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Following up to “Truth is a niche market” and “If you aren’t real, you aren’t powerful“.

According to Jeff Wise

Indeed, a 1999 study by psychologist Robert Feldman at the University of Massachusetts showed that the most popular kids were also the most effective liars.

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Good liars have the same gift as good communicators: the ability to get inside the listener’s head. Empathy not only clues you in to what your subject wants to hear, it will help you avoid stepping onto trip wires that will trigger their suspicions.

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