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Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 13 – Killer App

Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 13 – Killer App

8 years ago

Voice Inflection When Gillian tells Zach that his voice inflection indicates something about control, Zach rightfully dismisses this claim, comparing it to reading palms. While the voice does signal information about emotions, this …

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Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 11 – Saved

Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 11 – Saved

8 years ago

“Saved” Many times in the first twenty minutes Torres says she spotted guilt or shame in the facial expressions of various people. I have explained more than once in earlier commentaries that there …

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Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 10 – Rebound

Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 10 – Rebound

8 years ago

Sociopaths There was a lot of science in “Rebound,” but regrettably most of it was wrong! One important matter the show got right is how some people make no mistakes when they lie. This …

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Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 9 – Funhouse

Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 9 – Funhouse

8 years ago

“Funhouse” “Funhouse” raises some interesting questions about whether mental illness is inherited and how a son or daughter might cope with the fear they have inherited the known mental illness of one of …

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Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 8 – Smoked

Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 8 – Smoked

8 years ago

Types of Murder When Foster says “so this wasn’t a robbery, this was a premeditated murder,” Lightman replies “an execution.” There are important distinctions among murders that focus on the motivation of the …

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Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 7 – Veronica

Lie To Me – Season 3 Episode 7 – Veronica

8 years ago

Shame vs Guilt Lightman tells Gus Sloan “you look sad, and what I really mean is ashamed.” Sadness, shame and guilt are often confused – because they share the same facial expression – …

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