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How to Get People to Tell You the Truth & How Noise Affect Your Health and Happiness

How to Get People to Tell You the Truth & How Noise Affect Your Health and Happiness

Update: 2019-11-119
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How accurate is Wikipedia? If you go to one of their articles, how likely is it to be accurate and objective. This episode begins with some surprising fats about Wikipedia and its accuracy. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/long_reads/wikipedia-explained-what-is-it-trustworthy-how-work-wikimedia-2030-a8213446.html

People lie. In fact everyone lies. Many times those lies are small and inconsequential – other times they are a very big deal. Pamela Myers is one of the leading experts on lies and deception and she joins me to take us on a journey into how deception works, how to identify it and how to get people to tell the truth. Pamela Myers is author of the book Liespotting (https://amzn.to/2K8Bj2b) and you can her her TED talk at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_6vDLq64gE.

If a store posts a sign that says “You Break It You Buy It” can they actually enforce that? Accidents happen – so how can you be forced to pay for something just because it slipped or because you happened to walk by it when it fell and broke? Listen and find out what the law says. https://blogs.findlaw.com/common_law/2012/01/if-you-break-it-must-you-buy-it.html

The world is getting a lot louder. And all that noise is taking a toll on you – even if you don’t really notice it. Listen to some fascinating insight on what noise does to you physically and psychologically from Mathias Basner. He is a professor of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and an expert on how noise affects sleep and health. 

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Jo Zoggs

Please tell the lie detector woman there's no such word as "oftentimes". Aaaaaargh!

Nov 18th
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How to Get People to Tell You the Truth & How Noise Affect Your Health and Happiness

How to Get People to Tell You the Truth & How Noise Affect Your Health and Happiness