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Liars all! Lorentz lower left, lied to Einstein, upper right, who proceeded with the best lies of all time. And you might well ask, why are these people smiling?

Physicists are the Best Liars

The study of lies, Mendaciology, is a computational cognitive neuroscience.

No group of people have succeeded so well at lying than the physicists. Bar none, they are the best liars. They have proven it is possible to lie, make up excuses with their stories, and get away with lying. And, indeed, they have proven you can turn pathological lying…



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Robert Thibadeau

Carnegie Mellon University since 1979 — Cognitive Science, AI, Machine Learning, one of the founding Directors of the Robotics Institute.