Lying is a most ubiquitous human behavior. We lie in 25 percent of our interactions, and even trained lie catchers perform near chance. While many of our lies are inconsequential, some have resulted in the deaths of thousands. Despite this, deception and deception detection research is uncommon, and often derided. Why?
A sample of research exploring effects of hypnotic suggestion on implicit attitudes and ways to enhance children’s understanding of scientific models. More
A sample of research exploring reciprocity in early development and links between intentional forgetting and working memory resources. More
An individual’s behaviors and attitudes in relation to uncommitted sexual relationships, even before the marriage, can contribute to marital satisfaction or dissolution. More