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Dec 22, 2017

Is Martin Corley a big fat liar? Will his knowledge of speech disfluency manage to trick our host Danny Robertson into accepting his answers as the God's honest? Find out in this week's 10 Questions @ The Fringe!

Martin Corley is Head of Psychology at Edinburgh University. His research centres on the information that is...

Dec 22, 2017

How does the way you speak influence others' judgements?

What is it about the way that someone speaks that makes you think they're lying? In this talk, Martin presents a series of experiments looking at speech disfluency ("um" or "er") and how it affects listeners' judgements. In particular, he shows that judgements...