- A new study reveals how complete honesty damages relationships, yet lying for personal gain also causes harm.
- When it comes to lying, one can either deny something ever happened or make up a complex story. According to a new study, making up a story may be better in the long run.
- Study found that when humans lie, the nose knows and, while it does not lengthen like Pinocchio's did, it heats up when a person is not telling the truth.
- Testosterone, the male sex hormone previously linked to aggression and criminality, may actually foster pro-social behaviors by increasing honesty in men.
- Men are significantly more likely to lie than women, with the average male telling three lies a day or 1,092 a year compared to women who only lie twice a day or 728 times a year, according to new research.