Why So Many Trump Supporters Are OK With the President's Lies
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.
Is Michael Cohen the First Person to Testify Before Congress After Being Convicted of Lying to Congress?
It depends on how you define "lying to Congress."
Does News About False Rape Allegations Hurt Rape Victims?
There's not a lot of research about this, but the science that does exist suggests yes.
George Washington Trumps Pinocchio for Promoting Honesty
Researchers find the classic tale in which the future president admits to bad behavior encourages at least some kids to confess a lie.
6-Year-Olds Know When You're Making Sins of Omission
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.
Study: Your Unconscious Mind Is Better Than You Are at Detecting Lies
New research suggests that if we could push aside the biases of our conscious minds, we’d be better at spotting dishonesty.
Charity Frauds and Cancer Scams: Preying on Our Best Impulses
Preying on people’s very best impulses for the very worst reasons.