Authoritarianism has long been linked to support for Donald Trump. New research finds people with that mindset are less likely to care that a political leader is lying.
It depends on how you define "lying to Congress."
There's not a lot of research about this, but the science that does exist suggests yes.
Researchers find the classic tale in which the future president admits to bad behavior encourages at least some kids to confess a lie.
In a new study, kids gave lower ratings to teachers who left out key details about toys. And once misled, they inspected new toys more carefully.
New research suggests that if we could push aside the biases of our conscious minds, we’d be better at spotting dishonesty.
Preying on people’s very best impulses for the very worst reasons.