Poker — 15 October 2004

According to this news story over at Yahoo!, a researcher has found a group of people who have the amazing ability to catch people lying.

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Most people believe they could easily detect such lying behavior, but in fact most miss a good 50 percent of lies, says deception expert Maureen O’Sullivan of the University of California San Francisco.

But O’Sullivan says she has found a special group — just 1 percent of those she has tested — who catch a lie nearly 90 percent of the time.

Now if they could teach those people to play poker they might just be the world’s best poker team!

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