September 25 – 28, 2016 | HALIFAX Marriott Harbourfront

Pinocchio Effect

Sunday, September 25, 2016 Pinocchio Effect

Presented by: Nejolla Korris

The Pinocchio Effect highlights how to pay attention to verbal responses, reviewing several high-profile cases in the media to discover what the subject meant in their reply.

Learn the techniques used by FBI profilers. Gathering truthful information is an integral part of any corporate environment. How important is it for us to learn the truth from our employees, managers, and clients? This overview presents how linguistic lie detection is used in business, audit, and investigative areas to help you become more effective in all your business relationships

The session aims to:

  • Improve listening skills to discover what the subject really meant
  •  Learn the importance of assessing responses based on what the subject stated
  • Learn what kind of questions produce valuable answers
  • Focus on why non-answers ARE answers  



11:30-11:50 Deception: What is it?
11:50-12:20 Gathering Information
12:20-12:50 How to detect deception
12:50-13:30 Analysis Basics I
13:30-13:45 Coffee Break
13:45-14:15 Analysis Basics II
14:15-15:00 Analyze This
15:00-15:15 Coffee Break
15:15-16:00 Developing questions for interviews & deception listening skills
16:00-16:30 High Profile Media Cases
16:30 Program Ends