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Fabricated Lies Are Easier To Remember Than Denying An Event Ever Occurred

By | Thu, 09/05/2013 - 20:49

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.

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How to Check a Fibber? 'Pinocchio Effect' Shows Nose Doesn't Lie

By | Mon, 11/26/2012 - 14:20

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.

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Is Testosterone the New Truth Serum? Male Sex Hormone Found to Promote Honesty in Men

By | Wed, 10/10/2012 - 19:26

Testosterone, the male sex hormone previously linked to aggression and criminality, may actually foster pro-social behaviors by increasing honesty in men.

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Men Lie 1.5 Times More Than Women, Telling on Average of 3 Lies a Day

By | Wed, 08/29/2012 - 16:02

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.