COM 5627: Lying and Deception
Course Description for Lying and Deception
Lying and Deception
Description: This course examines lying and deception as strategic and manipulative behavior. Topics include the nature of truth, communication ethics, nonhuman deception, childrenâ€™s use of deception, self-deception, pathological liars, con artists, imposters, and lie detection. Several contexts of deception (advertising, art, journalism, politics, relationships, etc.) will be explored.
Availability: One semester per year.