Talking to Strangers: Malcom Gladwell explains.

1. We can’t spot deception. By default, human nature chooses truth.

2. Some of us are better than others at spotting deception, but assuming the truth is actually important for society to function.

3. Life isn’t an episode of Friends. People’s faces don’t tell the whole story.

4. We think we’re awesome at our ability to judge strangers.

5. When we think strangers aren’t being transparent, we easily misjudge them.

A case study: Sandra Bland, a victim of misjudgement.

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Sina Wallschuß

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Hi, I’m Sina. Oceanographer by trade (yes, a science nerd), but can do anything and everything else for hours. Life feels too short not to try it all, right?

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