5 things you didn’t know about lies, liars and lie-detection:

1) Ironically, people who are trusting are better lie detectors.

2) Creative people are more dishonest and daydreamers are better liars.

3) You’re not going to become a better lie-detector by watching that TV show “Lie to Me.” However there are many tips that do work.

4) Sadly, we lie most to those we are closest to.

5) Lying to yourself can improve your performance during competitive tasks.

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