News Stories relating to "lying"
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
There's nothing wrong with a little white lie occasionally--it's the big ones
that bother us
. But there's justice in the world: It turns out that liars are LESS HEALTHY than the rest of us, and that...
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Here's a secret not everybody knows
: Creative people are more likely to cheat than less creative people, probably because they CAN. Their creativity increases their ability to rationalize their actions.
Psychologist Francesca Gino says, "Greater...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
In 1998, a mysterious little man that Whitley Strieber calls the Master of the Key
burst into his hotel room in Toronto and told him all kinds of things he didn't know--but when he checked them out later, he found out they were TRUE. (The new,...
Friday, September 25, 2009
From town hall meetings to movies, playing loose with the truth is a major topic these days. We need a new lie detector test, and we HAVE one: Instead of asking suspected criminals to confess orally, police should ask them to WRITE IT OUT, since new research has figured out how truth and lies show up in our handwriting.