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Infographic: The Psychology of Lying

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Our postfact, postruth times call for a better understanding of lies and lying — until, that is, we wholeheartedly reject a culture that rewards deceit.

So, I’m adding this infographic to our resource center. “The Psychology of Lying” brings together a few handy bites of information: what happens in the brain when we lie; eye movements and other physiological markers when we lie; how often we lie (to our mothers). The science behind human deception is complex, nuanced and evolving, so I’d recommend using this infographic more for fun.

Image: The Psychology of Lying. Compiled with data from various sources as noted.
Credit: What is Psychology / Mashable.

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