We all lie, some of us many times a day. Sometimes we have to fib, and other times we embellish for personal gain. Read about effective lying, lie detecting, and full-on deception. Cover Image: Artsem Martysiuk/Shutterstock
Does compassion play a role in the lies we often tell others?
Studies show that the average person lies several times a day. Some of those are biggies (“I’ve always been faithful to you,”) but more often, they are little white lies (“Of course that dress looks good on you!”) Some forms of deception aren’t exactly lies— like combovers or nodding when you’re not really listening.