The truth about lying in online dating


24-Dec-2017 05:45

False confessions to help someone else were difficult to assess; younger children saw these as being more negative than older ones did. Younger children were less concerned by truth-telling that had negative consequences for someone else, whereas older children were more conflicted about tattling."What we were seeing is children's confusion around particular kinds of truths and lies," says Shanna Mary Williams, who recently completed her Ph D at Mc Gill and did much of the research on this study.

Victoria Talwar, a Canada Research Chair in Mc Gill's Dept.When making judgments about who is lying and who is telling the truth, new research shows that white people are more likely to label a black person as a truth-teller compared with a white person, ...