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Liars and Deceivers

Who hasn't lied? Everyone! But, why? Most people say they lie to not hurt others, so as not to say something that is hurtful or cause pain. However, this rationale, in and of itself, is a lie. In most cases, people lie to protect themselves.

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Evolutionary guru: Don't believe everything you think

Evolutionary guru: Don't believe everything you think | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The human capacity for self-deception knows no bounds, but why do we do it? According to biologist Robert Trivers the simple answer is that it helps us have more children. He told Graham Lawton about the evolutionary benefits of lying

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