10 Ways to Tell if Someone is Lying


When You Want Science to Back Up Your Gut-Feeling

Only 54 percent of lies can be accurately picked-up on and at least 82 percent of lies go undetected. Science proves that extroverts tell more lies than introverts, and people with lighter-colored eyes tend to be more truthful. What are the ways to tell if someone is lying? Trusting your gut can sometimes work, but what if you don’t know the person well? What if it’s a first date? Furthermore, what if you’ve been ignoring your gut feeling, by giving the benefit of the doubt, because you cannot be too sure that your significant other hasn’t been a liar since day one.

It is more difficult to tell when someone is lying if you aren’t familiar with a person’s normal baseline for how they act. Here are the top 10 ways to help seed out, even strangers’, bullshit: