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(1) Excerpts from the BBC documentary ?Exposed ? Persuaders?
On cult recruiting techniques
On peer pressure
On subliminal manipulation
(2) BBC Exposed - Liars (54.40 minutes)
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid ... 8680436478#
Dr John Marsden unravels some of the mysteries surrounding one of the most powerful of human instincts - lying.
Everybody's done it and everyone will probably continue to do it, yet lying is a barely understood human trait. On average we lie 15 times a week - mostly about sex!
Exploring why we tell lies, he meets Donald Bickerstaff - a man who created an elaborate past to swindle 15 million dollars - and his victims tell what it's like to have your life turned upside down by someone unable to feel guilt.
Learn how to protect against deceit and beat the most famous of lie detectors - the polygraph.
Are liars made or born? The secret lies within a portion of our brain no bigger than the size of an almond.