Buy the truth, sell the lie?: A conversation between NPR hosts Steve Inskeep and Shankar...

|By:, SA News Editor

Buy the truth, sell the lie?: A conversation between NPR hosts Steve Inskeep and Shankar Vedantam (audio) tips off a new analysis technique that throws science firmly into the mix of stock-picking tools. Researchers say that computer-generated "vocal dissonance markers" during company conference calls can tip off when an exec is lying.