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If you say you’ve never told a lie, you’re lying.Whether it’s a small fib (“No honey, you don’t look fat”) or the type that will land you in prison, we all lie at some point.
Researchers and scientists have long been fascinated by our tendencies to distort the truth.
Over 60% of people felt they could wiggle out of their lies once discovered and not suffer the consequences.
Nearly 40% of folks said they have lied about following a doctor's treatment plan and 30% lied to their doctors about their diet and workout regimen.
People are most likely to lie on the telephone rather than via e-mail, instant messaging or face-to-face conversations.
Men lie twice as much as women. On average, men tell six lies per day to their spouses and colleagues; women tell three.
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