People who frequently engage in "persuasive BS" are less able to identify when another person is intentionally misleading them. Researchers say those who frequently mislead others are much more likely to fall for fake news headlines.
The patterns of reasoning deceptive people use may serve as indicators of truthfulness, a new AI algorithm discovered. Researchers say reasoning intent is more reliable than verbal changes and personal differences when trying to determine deception.
As a growing number of the general population reject scientific facts or misinterpret findings, researchers call for other scientists to achieve and maintain research integrity to obtain greater public trust.
A new study reveals verbal and physical signs of deception are harder to detect than people believe.
As technology is improving and becoming more accurate at deciphering whether a person is lying or telling the truth, researchers debate whether such technology should be used in legal cases.
A new study as children get older, their moral evaluations of both lies and truths is increasingly influenced by whether they think this behavior will cause harm to either others or themselves.