Kang Lee:
Can you really tell if a kid is lying?

TED2016 · 13:36 · Filmed Feb 2016
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Are children poor liars? Do you think you can easily detect their lies? Developmental researcher Kang Lee studies what happens physiologically to children when they lie. They do it a lot, starting as young as two years old, and they're actually really good at it. Lee explains why we should celebrate when kids start to lie and presents new lie-detection technology that could someday reveal our hidden emotions.

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Kang Lee has devoted his career to understanding the development of social cognition and behavior. Full bio
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